As I indicated in previous post, the need of relocating Indonesia's capital out of Jakarta is not only triggered by the recent flood. There are some other reasons that lead to the idea of Indonesia's capital relocation. Below I provide two links, an article by my fellow Wilmar Salim and a piece of news from Kompas back on May 20, 2006.
The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today
Ibu Kota Diusulkan Pindah - Sabtu, 20 Mei 2006