Many national media news outlet jumped on the news that the Central Government was preparing the groundbreaking ceremony of the Giant Sea Wall project. But none of them picked up on the question why the Central Government was the one leading the charge. The sight of the Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs Chairul Tanjung at the groundbreaking ceremony, and the fact that Jakarta was only represented by its Deputy Governor for Planning raised our eyebrows. Who is really in charge of this massive project?

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