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Flooding affects nine Jakarta

Jakarta Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
The torrential rains that hit Jakarta and its upper areas - Bogor and Depok in West Java - starting Friday have caused flooding across nine subdistricts in the capital, in East and South Jakarta, forcing hundreds of people to seek temporary shelter ...

Greater Jakarta: W. Jakarta Police launch crime-reporting

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
The app, which is currently only available on the Android platform, is specifically designed for corruption reporting but West Jakarta Police chief Sr. Comr. Rudy Heriyanto Adi Nugroho said the app could be used to report any type of crime. “So, we ...

Jakarta to develop first waste-to-energy plant in

Jakarta Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Real stink: Garbage trucks and carts are left unattended at a dump in Kalibata, South Jakarta, Nov. 4, 2015. Jakarta has been unable to dump its waste at the Bantar Gebang landfill in Bekasi, West Java, following a management dispute between the two ...

Jakarta attack survivor Manfred Stoifl returns to scene of Starbucks bombing

ABC Online - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
After surgery in both Jakarta and Singapore, Mr Stoifl wanted to come back to Starbucks to prove a point. "I am not afraid.

North Jakarta Informs Kalijodo Residents of Eviction Plans

Jakarta Globe - ‎10 hours ago‎
Jakarta. The local administration of North Jakarta has officially issued a circular on plans to demolish illegal settlements in the infamous red-light district of Kalijodo, an official said on Saturday (13/02).

Editorial: Dashed hopes in Jakarta Police

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
The incidents have dashed the hopes of a better capital, safe for all, that were raised with last June's inauguration of the new Jakarta police chief, Insp. Gen. Tito Karnavian, the former counterterrorism unit chief. Together with no-nonsense Governor ...
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Indonesia links imprisoned terrorists to Jakarta attacks, vows crackdown

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Jakarta: Indonesia has cracked down on terrorists incarcerated on the notorious penal island of Nusakambangan amid concerns the Jakarta attacks were plotted there behind bars. Fairfax Media understands 27 mobile phones were found in the cells of ...

Advocacy groups want multiple charges for abusive employer

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (JalaPRT) and the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) demanded at a press conference on Friday that the Jakarta Police and the Jakarta Prosecutor's Office take ...

Greater Jakarta: Police hunt attacker of daughter,

Jakarta Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
JAKARTA: Police in Citeureup, West Java, are currently hunting the murderer of a young girl in Taman Kenari, Puspasari. The girl, identified as Sarah Jessica Sitorus, 7, was stabbed in her home by an unknown man, dressed in red clothes and wearing a ...

Govt set to speed up work on Asian Games

Jakarta Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
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This week in Jakarta: Red-light gangs, embezzlement and cyanide

The Interpreter - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Jakarta's governor this week vowed to shut down one of the city's biggest red-light districts and was met with threats of resistance by local gangs.

Greater Jakarta: City deploys health workers to rusunawa

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
JAKARTA: Jakarta Health Agency has deployed 464 doctors, 464 nurses and 464 midwives to low-cost rental apartments (rusunawa) and community units (RW) as part of the implementation of the program of providing one nurse, one doctor and one midwife ...

Fendry Ekel's '1987': an autobiography through

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Fendry Ekel: Fendry Ekel's 1987 painting exhibition at Galeri Nasional Jakarta features a series of monumental ships. The show features a series of monumental ships inspired by the naval genre as well as other related works from 2012 to 2016.

A bunch of amateurs? Indonesia's homegrown jihadis ridicule Isis after Jakarta attack

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Indonesian police take cover during an Isis-claimed attack in Jakarta. Experts fear local groups are now a growing terror threat with 'foreigners' in their sights.
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Twitter's losing favor in its capital Jakarta as rancor reigns

CNBC - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
As politicians saw the power of Twitter to mobilise support, the network was flooded by digital armies of volunteers and automated accounts, or bots, spawning what Shafiq Pontoh, chief strategic officer at Jakarta-based social media consultancy ...

ADB to lend another $10 billion to Indonesia

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Japan-backed bank will increase loans to Indonesia from the $740 million annually received from 2010 to 2014 to $2 billion per year or $10 billion over the next five years, annouced ADB president Takehiko Nakao in Jakarta on Friday. The news was ...

Jakarta sees progress in public transit revitalization

Jakarta Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Jakarta Transportation Agency head Andri Yansyah said that the routes to be discontinued included Mayasari Bakti's Route 03 from Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta to Kalideres in West Jakarta, Steady Safe 921 from Blok M in South Jakarta to Kampung ...

Greater Jakarta: BPK Jakarta chief Efdinal replaced

Jakarta Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) inaugurated an insider on Thursday to head the Jakarta branch of the BPK after former chief Efdinal was moved to the BPK headquarters.

Weekly 5: Dating sites for the city's lovebirds

Jakarta Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Hotel Indonesia Traffic Circle (Bundaran HI) in Central Jakarta has often been the center point of mass rallies during the day.

Prepare your umbrellas, BMKG forecasts rain all day for Jakarta

Jakarta Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) is urging Jakartans to prepare themselves with umbrellas and rain coats as it predicts that rain will pour over Jakarta and its surrounding areas on Friday from morning until night. The agency ...