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Massive Flooding Hits Indonesian Capital

Massive flooding in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta has caused widespread transit disruptions and displaced nearly 6,000 people.   President Joko Widodo, widely known as Jokowi, told reporters Tuesday that he wants construction to begin immediately on anti-flood projects such as a canal and reservoir. He added that the government can do a better job in the city of 9 million, which is prone to flooding during the monsoon season. "Of course, these wouldn’t be resolved...

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