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Jokowi formally proposes moving Indonesia's capital to Borneo

Government says move from Jakarta to Kalimantan may take just five years

Indonesia President Joko Widodo delivers a speech in parliament in Jakarta on Friday.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo formally proposed to parliament on Friday a plan to relocate Indonesia's capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo.

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