As the year 2016 comes to a close, we once again take a closer look at Jakarta, the city we love to hate and hate to love, for all intents and purposes. A recently held media dialogue looked into urban issues and the future of cities, while a newly released short film set against the backdrop of Jakarta explores both cultural differences and similarities.

The Meaning of Christmas

Last but not least, we introduce the candidates for Jakarta’s upcoming gubernatorial race in this section, and their visions for the city we call home.

– Rev Alan Wood, Vicar, All Saints Anglican Church, Jakarta.

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