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Protests in Jakarta over girl's gang rape

SBS - ‎16 hours ago‎
More than 200 people have gathered in Jakarta in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape and murder of an Indonesian schoolgirl.
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Video shows passengers wailing in terror as Jakarta plane is hit by extreme turbulence

Daily Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Thirty-one passengers and a crew member aboard an Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi were injured on Wednesday when their plane suddenly hit turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. And in a chilling video, people on ...

New system halves drive from Jakarta to C. Java

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Toll road operators are upbeat about improved traffic congestion and trip durations from Jakarta to East Brebes in Central Java, following the implementation of an integrated payment system.

Jakarta woman becomes pavement hero

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Jakarta Post photo taken on Monday shows Ms Alfini stopping motorcyclists from hogging the pavement in Jakarta. Netizens have heaped praise on her, with Twitter users posting messages alongside the hashtag "Save the Pedestrians".

5 events happening in Jakarta this long weekend

Jakarta Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 12:25 pm From literature to movies, you can enjoy hopping from one spot to another while exploring not-so-crowded streets, which are very rare in Jakarta. (Shutterstock/-) ...

Jakarta will not demolish buildings on reclaimed islets

Jakarta Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has said his administration will not demolish “illegal” buildings on Islet D, constructed by PT Kapuk Naga Indah ( KNI ), a subsidiary company of Agung Sedayu Group, in Jakarta Bay, arguing that tearing down such ...
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No ransom to free four hostages: Kalla

Jakarta Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
... 4 2016 | 09:43 pm Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo (second right) welcomes home 10 Indonesian sailors who were held hostage by Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf, as they arrived at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in East Jakarta.
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Drought, slower credit hamper Q1 growth: Minister

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
"The growth in the first quarter was not as high as that in the fourth quarter last year due to these factors," Darmin said at his office in Jakarta on Tuesday. He was optimistic about seeing economic growth improve in the next quarter, following a ...

Despite rampant sexual violence, bill remains low priority

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Reports of rampant sexual violence against women and girls have not motivated lawmakers to bring forward deliberations of a sexual violence bill, arguing that there are many other urgent bills that also need their attention.

Reclamation developer ready to pay for permit violation

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 06:18 pm Despite lacking a building permit, PT Kapuk Naga Indah, a subsidiary of developer PT Agung Sedayu, has built hundreds of residential and commercial buildings on Islet D in Jakarta Bay. The area is even equipped with ...

Bittersweet start for state budget

Jakarta Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
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Ahok receives report on attack against Jakarta officials

Jakarta Post - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama said on Tuesday that he had received a report about an attack by Luar Batang residents in North Jakarta on delegates tasked by the governor to negotiate with them over planned evictions. The incident ...

Police chief should be punished over arrest of Papuan activists: LBH Jakarta

Jakarta Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 11:31 am Hundreds of West Papua National Committee members (KNPB) and Local People Parliaments (PRD) hold a rally at Cendrawasih University, Papua, on May 2. The Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta) has urged ...
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China military singer performs on South China Sea island

Jakarta Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
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Four Seasons Jakarta Hotel Opening June 20, 2016

Hotel News Resource (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
With the return of Four Seasons to the Indonesian capital just over a month away, the all-new, all-suites Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta at Capital Place is now confirming reservations for arrivals beginning June 20. "Building on our legacy of service ...
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Russia to boost troops levels along borders to counter NATO

Jakarta Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 07:25 pm Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks at an international security conference in Moscow, Russia, April 27.

Alfini Lestari: a courageous hero for pedestrians

Jakarta Post - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Posted: Tue, May 3 2016 | 09:13 pm Alfini Lestari daringly blocks a group of motorcycles attempting to avoid traffic by riding along a sidewalk on Jl Sudirman in Jakarta on Monday. She took action to protest against the unruly bikers. (The Jakarta Post ...

Massive Gridlock in Jakarta as Four-Day Weekend Starts

Jakarta Globe - ‎11 hours ago‎
Police, who earlier estimated that Jakarta would see an exodus of 127,000 vehicles during the extended holiday period, deployed just under 7,000 officers to manage the inevitable traffic congestion and to secure major tourism and recreational sites in ...
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Coalition vows to build up further against Islamic State

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 08:10 pm Spanish Defense Ministers Pedro Morenes, British Defence Minister Michael Fallon and US Defense Minister Ashton Carter (from left) sit at the conference table during the meeting of the alliance of Defense Ministers in ...
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Australia rules out sale of cattle empire to foreigners

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Posted: Wed, May 4 2016 | 08:34 pm Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison is sworn in by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove during the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet at Government House in Canberra, Australia, Sept.
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