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Govt insists Jakarta-Beijing relations normal despite Natuna incident

Jakarta Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 31 2016 | 11:06 am Stay alert -- Coordinating Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Minister Luhut Panjaitan speaks to journalists in Jakarta. He insisted that the recent arrest of a Chinese fishing crew for allegedly fishing ...

Real progress for Jakarta's rail project

The Straits Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
There's a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for Jakarta's stressed commuters - after more than a quarter of a century of delays, Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system could begin easing the capital's traffic hell by 2019.
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Badminton fervor takes over Bung Karno stadium

Jakarta Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 31 2016 | 05:33 am Some badminton players have a practice session at the Istora indoor stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta ahead of the BCA Indonesia Open Super Series Premier 2016 badminton championship.(Courtesy of PBSI/.) ...

7 Awesome Jakarta Volunteer Organizations That Need Your Help Right Now!

Coconuts Jakarta - ‎19 hours ago‎
Rumah Harapan is a halfway house in Tebet, South Jakarta that provides underprivileged patients and their families - who have travelled from all over Indonesia seeking treatment- with shelter, food, transport to and from hospitals, medicines, education ...

Loans turn political as House hassles banks

Jakarta Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 31 2016 | 08:43 am State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno (back, second left) witnesses the signing of a loan partnership between China Development Bank vice chairman Zheng Zhijie (front, second right) and Indonesian ...
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The progressives' civil war over Jakarta's governor

Jakarta Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 11:19 am A visitor sits in front of the Aspiration Board during Teman Ahok Fair in Gudang Sarinah, Pancoran in South Jakarta on May 29. Teman Ahok (Friends of Ahok) held a two-day event to gather fund and Identity Cards to ...

Monitoring app Qlue helps Jakarta improve services, efficiency

Jakarta Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 10:28 am Qlue is a crowd-sourcing smartphone application in which users can report various problems such as flooding, crime, fire or waste disposal, and city officials respond through the CROP Jakarta smartphone application.

Golkar forms new leadership

Jakarta Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 09:30 pm New leadership -- Newly elected Golkar Party chairman Setya Novanto (center) hugs rival Ade Komarudin (left) and outgoing chairman Aburizal Bakrie (right) following the announcement that Setya won the vote during ...

Batavia warehouse 'will probably collapse'

Jakarta Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 11:28 am A man walks past a dilapidated colonial era warehouse building in the Kampung Tongkol area, North Jakarta. The warehouse, built during the Dutch colonial era, is likely to collapse soon.(JP/AWO) ...

Foreign embassies party early to avoid clash with Ramadhan

Jakarta Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 31 2016 | 09:24 am US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake (right), Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (left) and People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) speaker Zulkifli Hasan (second left) cut a cake to mark the anniversary of ...
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Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

Jakarta Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Mon, May 30 2016 | 10:25 pm One of the 45 bodies of migrants that were recovered by the Italian military ship Vega during its search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean sea, is being disembarked at the harbor of Reggio Calabria, Southern Italy, May 29.

Youth-backed movements challenge political parties

Jakarta Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 31 2016 | 08:45 am A visitor fills out a form to support Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama's run for another term at the Teman Ahok Fair (Friends of Ahok Fair) in Pancoran, South Jakarta, on Sunday. Supporters must fill ...

BKPM eyes realized-investment growth of 20 percent this year

Jakarta Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 07:46 pm The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) expects realized investment to grow 20 percent this year, following the launch of the three-hour licensing service, which is expected to attract large-scale investments and ...
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The best way to stop smoking: stop trying

Jakarta Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
The best way to stop smoking: stop trying. Ni Nyoman Wira. The Jakarta Post. Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 05:29 pm Several factors make quitting difficult, especially when a smoker maintains the habit to fulfill certain emotional needs.
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Singapore raises concerns over haze at UN meeting

Jakarta Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mon, May 30 2016 | 08:36 pm A woman poses for photos during a hazy day in Singapore, Sept. 10, 2015.(AP/-). Topics. 1. Share this article.

Residents look skywards in traffic-ridden Jakarta

Asia Property Report - ‎17 hours ago‎
Two hours - that's how long a typical commute takes in Jakarta, the frenetic Indonesian capital that is home to more than 26 million.

Jokowi casually goes shopping for electronics in Mangga Dua

Jakarta Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 03:24 pm President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his youngest son Kaesang Pangarep were snapped shopping for electronics at Harco Mangga Dua in North Jakarta on Sunday. The post on Facebook by user Tjan Andry on ...

Rapists would receive chemical castration punishment for 2 years

Jakarta Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2016 | 03:32 pm Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa (center), accompanied by Attorney General HM Prasetyo (left), Women Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Yonana Yembise (second left) and Health Minister ...

Parties unite against Ahok

Jakarta Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
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Bad loans, weak demand hold back credit growth

Jakarta Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The finance sector under the benchmark Jakarta Composite Index ( JCI ) has lost 3.1 percent of its value so far this year, while the index as a whole expanded by 4.83 percent so far this year.