Urban Development In Jakarta

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Tugas Essay Penilaian English Debate – theme “Pembangunan Jakarta”
Jakarta Urban Development – Comparisons and Observations
In this essay, I attempt to make summarize and make comparisons of the current state of Jakarta development with other cities in Southeast Asia. The differences between the socio-economic background regarding every countries should be taken into account.
Introduction: Jakarta
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and the largest metropolitan area in Southeast Asia with tremendous population growth and a wide range of urban problems. Not only that, Jakarta is a city that is the center of economics, culture, and politics of Indonesia. It has a population of 10,075,310 people as of 2014, and its rapid urban growth of its population
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The inner peripheries of the megacity of Jakarta include four municipalities (City of Tangerang, City of South Tangerang, City of Depok, City of Bekasi), whereas the outer peripheries of Jabodetabek include the City of Bogor, Tangerang Regency and Bekasi Regency. The megacity covers a total area of 5,897 square kilometers. Why are they important? Because the urban development of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta) is tied intricately to the supporting regions of the…show more content…
Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam has a population of almost 90 million people. Thirty million of its residents live in urban areas, totaling 34 percent of the population. In regards to poverty, as of 1993, the poverty rate in Vietnam was 58.1 percent, as of 2008, Vietnam had reduced poverty to 14.5 percent.However, in urban areas, such as Ho Chi Minh City, a reduction in poverty lags.
Until 1975, Ho Chi Minh City or HCMC was known as Saigon. It is the largest city in the country and sits at the mouth of the Mekong Delta. The city itself has almost one million residents and grows at 3.6 percent a year. Fifty-four percent of the population of HCMC have no access to social security. Twenty-five percent of the city does not have access to livable living quarters, while 13.5 percent do not have access to health care at all. Over 33 percent have no access to tap water or waste and sewage drains.
By comparison to other Asian urban areas, 33 percent in urban Indonesia do not have access to clean water. In addition to seven percent of the urban areas in the Philippines and 11 percent of the urban areas in Indonesia who do not have proper

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