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Jakarta trials new traffic scheme to tackle congestion

Channel NewsAsia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Under the new system, vehicles with licence plates ending in odd numbers have access to Jakarta's major thoroughfares at rush hour on odd-numbered dates of the month, while those with even-numbered plates can enter only on even-numbered dates.

Hundreds of fake graves found in Jakarta

TODAYonline - ‎6 hours ago‎
JAKARTA - Jakarta's Parks and Cemetery Agency has found hundreds of fake graves in two public cemeteries in the capital and promised to find more in other locations.
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Cabinet shake-up to strengthen economy: Jokowi

Jakarta Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Cabinet shake-up to strengthen economy: Jokowi. Ayomi Amindoni. The Jakarta Post. Jakarta | Wed, July 27 2016 | 12:56 pm.
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Coup in Turkey has US fingerprints on it

Jakarta Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
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Jakarta Arts Council to hold literary criticism course

Jakarta Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Jakarta Arts Council (DKJ) is set to hold a literary criticism course between August and September in Cikini, Central Jakarta, to nurture budding literary critics. Open to the public, the course has room for 16 participants who will receive a ...
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Bambang Brodjonegoro ends speech in tears at Finance Ministry farewell

Jakarta Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Indonesia's new Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati (right) and Coordinating Minister for Legal, Security and Politics Wiranto prepare for a group photo during the announcement of the new cabinet ministers at the State Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday.
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Jokowi to replace chief security minister, finance minister, energy minister

Jakarta Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (right) holds a discussion with Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan (second right) and other ministers before a Cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta recently.(JP ...

Jakarta Urges Its Rural Migrants to Go Home

CityLab - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Each year, Jakarta's population swells after the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Some 70,000 Indonesians from rural areas came to the city for the festivities last year, and a good number of them stayed in the hopes of finding jobs ...
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China hands Hong Kong journalists prison terms

Jakarta Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
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Selena Gomez gets emotional during Jakarta concert

NEWS.com.au - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
SELENA Gomez got real onstage over the weekend, telling fans in Jakarta she “needs to rethink” some areas of her life. The star explained that she felt “unauthentic” and “unconnected” from her music, reports People.
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Police disseminate information odd-even policy, no ticketing yet

Jakarta Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vehicles stuck in traffic in Jl. MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta on June 20. The Jakarta administration started the implementation of a month-long trial of an odd-even license plate policy on Wednesday.
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I've done my best: Rizal Ramli

Jakarta Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Recently, Rizal also fell out with Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama over reclamation projects in Jakarta Bay. Of his remarks on Wednesday, President Jokowi said he wanted a Cabinet whose members would work solidly to tackle the ...

At least 39 dead in floods, landslides across Nepal

Jakarta Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
At least 39 people have been killed and 28 have gone missing in the past 24 hours in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall across the country.

Greater Jakarta: Transjakarta needs to improve: Ombudsman

Jakarta Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Ombudsman member Ahmad Alamsyah Saragih said on Tuesday there was a lack of infrastructure for the Transjakarta buses on Corridor 1 connecting Blok M in South Jakarta and Kota Station in West Jakarta; Corridor 2 connecting Harmoni in Central ...

Sipping new Japanese concept cocktails in Jakarta

Jakarta Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
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Jakartans brace for Wednesday's start of odd-even policy trial

Jakarta Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
An information board announcing the trial of an odd-even license plate number traffic policy beside a street in Central Jakarta on July 25. The Jakarta administration and Jakarta Police will start the month-long trial of the policy on July 27.(Antara ...
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Japan police send suspect in stabbing spree to prosecutors

Jakarta Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Satoshi Uematsu, the suspect of Tuesday's knife attack at a home for the mentally disabled, sits inside a police van as he leaves a police station in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo to be sent to prosecutors July 27.
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Morrissey is coming to Jakarta on October 12! (Maybe..)

Coconuts Jakarta - ‎6 hours ago‎
Iconic British musician Morrissey is rumoured to be performing in Jakarta this September as part of a newly announced world tour.
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Ahok leaves independent path, jumps on political party wagon

Jakarta Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama announced on Wednesday that he will seek reelection in next year's gubernatorial election with the support of the Golkar Party, the Hanura Party and the NasDem Party.
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Stock market cheers Cabinet reshuffle with 1% hike

Jakarta Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) ended the trading session on Wednesday with a 1 percent increase, or 49.96 points, to 5,274.36, responding to a Cabinet reshuffle that saw Sri Mulyani Indrawati named finance minister.
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