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Jokowi likely to place Indonesia's new capital in eastern Borneo

Move is part of an effort to address economic inequality across the country

JAKARTA -- The administration of Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is likely to move the country's capital to East Kalimantan Province on the island of Borneo, according to a government official.

"It will probably move to East Kalimantan," a senior official involved with state planning told reporters on Thursday.

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