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Indonesia says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua's bid to be a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead group has reached a dead end. MSG leaders meeting in Port Moresby this week referred the Movement's application to the group's Secretariat for processing under new membership ...
Brunei Darussalam's national pencak silat exponent Norleyermah Haji Raya continued her fine form in international tournaments after winning silver in the women's Artistic event in the Road to Asian Games 2018 in Padepokan, Jakarta yesterday. The national athlete was narrowly edged to a gold medal ...

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - rain is poured in Jakarta ahead of Lunar New Year 2018 celebration. This is in accordance with the weather forecast of meteorology, climatology, and geophysics Agency (BMKG) on the potential of rain with lightning and strong winds on Thursday morning until evening, February 15.
Jakarta is sinking -- and it's sinking fast, with current estimates predicting half the city will be underwater by 2030. To cope with the unfolding crisis, the city is building a $10 billion sea wall to keep flood waters out, but that's only a temporary solution. Parts of the city, home to nearly 10 million people, have ...
Mr Hoong Wee Teck was recognised for his outstanding contributions to the maintenance of regional security. Published. Feb 15, 2018, 5:00 am SGT. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink: http://str.sg/oisM. Copy. Ng Huiwen · nghuiwen@sph.com.sg. Commissioner of police ...
CO, Jakarta - After his first hundred days as Jakarta governor, it really feels as if Anies Baswedan wants to become the antithesis of his predecessor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. He has changed the function of thoroughfares to provide places for traders using carts known as kaki lima at Tanah Abang market, ...

Beijing-based tech company Xiaomi officially launched two of its latest models, the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus, in Jakarta on Wednesday. With a full-screen display in 18:9 ratio, the phones are reportedly able to display more content compared to regular 16:9 ratio displays, allowing for a better user ...
Jakarta - Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman faces the death penalty after being charged on Thursday (Feb 15) with inciting others to commit various terror attacks in Indonesia, including an attack in Jakarta in 2016 that left four bystanders dead. "The defendant incited others to commit various ...
Time is running out for Jakarta. The Indonesian government must act to either move its capital or revive the sinking city. By John Pennington. Jakarta is returning to the sea. It could sink in less than a decade. Discussions about moving Indonesia's capital are not new. They are now becoming more pressing.
Yogya church sword-wielding suspect taken to Jakarta Damaged: A keeper shows statues of Jesus and Mary damaged by a sword-wielding man, identified as Suliyono, in his attack at St. Lidwina Catholic Church in Sleman, Yogyakarta, on Feb. 11. (JP/Bambang Muryanto) ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Head of Public Information of police`s Human Relationship Division Comr. Martinus Sitompul said Suliyono, the suspect of St. Lidwina Church attack has been taken to Jakarta. "Suliyono is in Jakarta for a further investigation," stated Martinus in South Jakarta on Wednesday, February ...
PREMIUM Members of the Rocketers cycling community have urged the Jakarta administration to support their movement to improve road safety and better ... monument dedicated to Raden Sandy Syafiek, at the site of a traffic accident in which he was killed on Jl. Gatot Subroto, South Jakarta, on Saturday.
The Provincial government of DKI Jakarta has plans to build more bicycle lanes in the city. According to the Deputy Head of Jakarta's Ministry of Transportation, Sigit Widjatmoko, this is a part of his party's transportation masterplan, as reported by Republika. "The bicycle lanes already built around Jakarta ...
Jakarta - Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan is in Jakarta for a working visit from Tuesday (Feb 13) to Wednesday. Earlier on Tuesday, he called on former president, Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, at his residence, and also Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Dr Balakrishnan wrote in a ...
Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, who is in Jakarta for a two-day working visit, yesterday called on former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Dr Balakrishnan wrote in a facebook post that he had a wide-ranging conversation with Dr Yudhoyono ...
Anies has made Jakarta worse: protesters A member of the National Unity Community delivers a speech during a protest against Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan at City Hall on Feb. 12. The protesters claim Anies' policies have made Jakarta conditions worse. (Warta Kota/Hamdi Putra) ...
Hundreds of activists protested outside Indonesia's House of Representatives building on Monday against proposed revisions to the nation's criminal code, which could outlaw gay and extramarital sex. The so-called Civil Society Alliance to Reject the Draft Criminal Code activists included feminists, LGBTQ ...

While Jakarta may still lag behind other major cities in terms of internet infrastructure, a recent survey revealed that the capital is one of the world's leading cities ... According to The Economist Intelligence Unit's "Connecting commerce" report, Jakarta ranked 8th among 45 cities in the world with the highest ...
First modern fish market built in Jakarta Maritime Affairs and fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti (center, in black suit) and Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan (right) during the groundbreaking ceremony of the first modern fish market in Indonesia, in Muara Baru, North Jakarta on Feb. 8. (kompas.com/Achmad ...
Jakarta's disabled, elderly to be exempted from Rusun rents A 'warung' (small store) in the middle of the Petamburan subsidized apartment complex in Central Jakarta. The Jakarta administration plans to exempt elderly and disabled residents living in city-owned subsidzed apartments (Rusun) from monthly ...
Jakarta to transform Kali Besar into world-class urban park ... PREMIUM As the first phase of the Kali Besar revitalization in Kota Tua, the city's old town area in West Jakarta, has almost finished, the city administration is confident that the urban park can be inaugurated before the start of the Asian Games.
Without further ado, here are four places to get couple's spa treatments in Jakarta. The Westin Jakarta. Heavenly Spa at ... (The Westin Jakarta/File). In conjunction with the first anniversary of Heavenly Spa at The Westin Jakarta in South Jakarta, the hotel is holding a special promotion from Feb. 12 to 18.
Jakarta • Only days after Greater Jakarta was hit by floods, residents have been warned to ready for a further deluge and landslides as heavy rain is forecast to continue until at least next week. The meteorology, climatology and geophysics Agency predicted that the prolonged rainy season would last ...
ERP will be implemented in Jakarta next year: Sandiaga Vehicles are stuck in a traffic jam on Jl. Sudirman, Central Jakarta, in this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo. The ERP system is expected to help alleviate the notorious congestion in the capital. (Antara/Galih Pradipta) ...
Endless traffic, shiny malls and urban sprawl - think you know Jakarta? You've just scratched the surface. Indonesia's capital, lovingly known as the Big Durian, is one of the most dynamic cities in Southeast Asia and home to more than 28 million people. If anyone knows how to navigate the beautiful chaos ...
ERP will be implemented in Jakarta next year: Sandiaga Vehicles are stuck in a traffic jam on Jl. Sudirman, Central Jakarta, in this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo. The ERP system is expected to help alleviate the notorious congestion in the capital. (Antara/Galih Pradipta) ...
PREMIUM Originally starting as an online forum created by a friendship group of blind high school students, Kartunet has grown into a flourishing online blind community and a leading organization for the provision of free online courses for people who are blind. At the age of 17, Dimas Prasetyo taught ...
Prince Zeid said other areas of concern were the country's "ill-defined blasphemy law" -- used to jail ethnic Chinese, Christian former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama -- its drug laws, and human rights violations in West Papua province and against communities displaced by large-scale logging ...
Jakarta - The wife of former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Veronica Tan, on Wednesday (Feb 7) submitted an affidavit to a court declaring that she does not wish to appoint a lawyer, and nor does she wish to attend any of the hearing. In the second session of the divorce trial of Basuki, ...
Around the world: Jakarta gets new South Korean envoy. The Jakarta ... PREMIUM South Korea's new Ambassador to Indonesia, career diplomat Kim Chang-beom, is to arrive in Jakarta on Thursday. ... He previously served as political counselor at the Korean Embassy in Jakarta from February 2003 un.
Amid economy stagnation in 2017, the premium property market in Greater Jakarta was weakened as buyers preferred to buy or rent less expensive property. Data from property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) showed that grade A building rent had fallen by 1.7 percent quarter-on-quarter (qoq) in the ...
Jakarta (THE Jakarta POST/Asia NEWS NETWORK) - After barely recovering from the recent flooding that hit a number of areas across Greater Jakarta, residents have been warned to prepare for the possibility of further floods and landslides with the downpours that triggered the disasters predicted to ...
floods affect 11,000 Jakarta residents Officers evacuate residents affected by floodwaters in Pejaten Timur, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, on Monday. (Antara/Atika Fauziyyah) ...
Four people were killed and thousands evacuated from parts of Jakarta yesterday following torrential rain that caused landslides in satellite cities and widespread floods across the Indonesian capital. Search and rescue officers recovered three bodies from a landslide which buried five people in Warung ...
Jakarta - More than 6,500 residents in low-lying areas in Jakarta were evacuated to shelters on Tuesday (Feb 6) morning following torrential rains that caused widespread floods across the Indonesian capital and landslides in satellite cities. They were among more than 11,000 people who were affected ...
Sandiaga questioned again in fraud, embezzlement case Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno descends a staircase after undergoing questioning at the Jakarta police headquarters, South Jakarta, on Jan. 18. He was questioned as a witness in a land fraud and embezzlement case implicating a former ...
Terminally ill Pakistani prisoner transferred to Jakarta hospital Men in blue: Two security personnel guard Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap, Central Java. (JP/Agus Maryono) ...
street vendors return to Jakarta's sidewalks Street vendors sell their merchandise on the sidewalks of Jl. Sudirman in the Bendungan Hilir area, Central Jakarta, on Jan. 30. (kompas.com/Iwan Supriyatna) ...
Share a milkshake with your better half in one of the groovy diners with plushy booths and neon signs like TRS Diner, Johnny rockets, TGI Fridays, for your Fast Food fill in Jakarta. If you're looking for another kind of diner, Genki Sushi is your best bet. Afterward, plan a romantic movie date and save some ...
Jakarta to see operation of motorized pedicabs Becak drivers are seen in Bandengan, North Jakarta on Jan. 26, following Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's decision to allow the vehicles to operate in the city. (kompas.com/Andreas Lukas Altobeli) ...
Countries offer to restore Jakarta's Maritime Museum Aside from its special collection, the Maritime Museum has also had a fascinating historical journey, as the building and tower were once witness to the glory of the Dutch East India Company, or Veerenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC), which traded ...
PREMIUM Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has become a hot topic in Jakarta with plans by KAI, mass rapid transit (MRT) and light rail transit (LRT) to launch TOD around some of their stations and transport hubs with new announcements almost weekly on specific initiatives. Like most of the world's ...
All McDonald's restaurants in Germany are to show an Indonesian tourism promo video until the end of January as part of a partnership between the Indonesian Tourism Ministry and the Fast Food chain through the Visit Indonesia Tourism Office (VITO) in Germany . "This is possible because we have a link ...
Daswin development project in Central Jakarta kicks off construction Executives from PT Windas Development, which consists of Japanese real estate giant Mitsubishi Estate, Indonesian manufacturing company and property developer Gesit Group and diversified conglomerate Santini Group, pose for a ...
The ministry's land transportation director general, Budi Setyadi said the quota given to Jakarta was the biggest of any city in Indonesia. "In Jakarta, only around 4,000 online ride-hailing drivers have been registered on our system, so there is a lot of the quota remaining for now. Ride-hailing drivers in ...
'Becak' drivers from outside Jakarta to be prohibited from operating in city children enjoy a ride on a 'becak' mini at Pekan Raya Indonesia. (JP/Firmanto Daniel Sibarani) ...
Jakarta starts gathering data on becak drivers A 'becak' (pedicab) driver transports a passenger in Rawabadak, North Jakarta, on Jan. 16. (JP/Rifky Dewandaru) ...
Another earthquake hardly felt in Jakarta BMKG recorded a 5.1 magnitude earthquake centered in Lebak, Banten, on Jan. 24, a day after a bigger quake hit the area. (bmkg.go.id/file) ...
The tight-knit neighborhoods, or kampungs, of North Jakarta that fan out from the city's historic old harbor and abut the toxic Ciliwung River have long been a lightning rod for issues of land rights, social class, and politics. Residents have been subject to evictions for at least two decades as city officials have ...
Jakarta can be a stressful place to live in, with heavy pollution and few green spaces, street artist Marishka Soekarna says. "All that I see is busy people and traffic, uncontrolled advertising and unmanaged trash," says the 34-year-old, who hopes to add life to the sprawling Indonesian capital's walls by ...


 

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