‘Utopian’ pipedream

Kompas – January 22, 2013
‘Utopian’ pipedream

Man: Where to this Jakarta?

The massive floods that hit Jakarta last week claiming at least 17 lives and displacing thousands from their homes has rekindled debate about relocating the capital to undeveloped Central Kalimantan. Although dismissed as a ‘utopian’ pipedream, some commentators have joked that the political elite currently running the country are so utterly incompetent, the further away they are from everyone else the better it would be for the rest of us.