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TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta Police Special Crime director Sr. Comr. Adi Deriyan Jayamarta said the police were still awaiting the results of technical research from the Jakarta administration on the spatial reorganization of the Tanah Abang area. “The Jakarta administration says everything it does is based ...
Auto-rickshaw driver Zainuddin used to make decent money navigating Jakarta's congested roads and narrow alleyways. But now US-based Uber, Google-backed Go-Jek and Singapore's Grab are locked in a race for ride-hailing app supremacy in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, denting the fortunes of ...

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesian low-cost carrier (LCC) Citilink Indonesia has launched the new Jakarta-Penang route, marking its global expansion to serving the Asean countries. Citilink Indonesia's president director Fransetya Hutabarat said the new Jakarta-Penang flight will further strengthen the Asean ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Former England's football team captain David Beckham arrived in Indonesia to attend a football charity event at Kuningan, South Jakarta on Sunday, March 25. The event was also attended by the Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi. He maintained that he is always happy to ...
Jakarta is sinking so fast that it could end up underwater due to rising sea levels and more extreme weather brought by climate change. At the same time, locals illegally drain groundwater because they are facing a shortage of water supply, further sinking the capital. As a result, about 40 percent of Jakarta ...
Jakarta to form team to study water privatization controversy A worker monitors the quality of untreated water at a water treatment facility owned by private tap water company PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) in Central Jakarta. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan) ...

JAKARTA (JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The administration of Indonesia's capital is targeting to implement electronic road pricing (ERP) within one year, said Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno. "We are firm, and there shouldn't be more delay in implementing (ERP), which is (expected) ...
Jakarta: The Fairfax Media office, in Jakarta's Deutsche Bank building, is a journalistic time machine. As the home of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald in Indonesia, it's a snapshot of a series of working lives, the priorities and peccadilloes of previous correspondents carefully filed, full of boxes, old ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) held a mangrove planting event to celebrate World Water Day 2018. They also cleaned the pond at Nizam Zahman Ocean Fishing Port in North Jakarta, today. DFW national coordinator Abdi ...
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) – Dozens of people took showers together in front of Jakarta's City Hall yesterday in protest of the involvement of private companies in supplying pipe water to households. Under the theme 'Taking a Shower Together', people grouped under the Coalition of Jakarta ...
Pakistan, RI celebrate historical ties Celebrations: Pakistani Ambassador Mohammad Aqil Nadeem (center) stands with Vice President Jusuf Kalla and ambassadors of several Islamic countries during a Pakistan National Day reception at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Jakarta on Friday.(JP/Steven) (center) ...
Prosecutors challenge court's verdict on Asma Dewi Asma Dewi, sentenced to five months and 15 days for insulting the government, is seen at the South Jakarta District Court on Feb. 1. (kompas.com/Nursita Sari) ...
As Indonesia faces a crisis in construction safety, the Jakarta Manpower and Transmigration Agency has found that most construction projects in the capital are unsafe. An inspection of 35 projects conducted by the agency in November has found that up to 80% of them breached legal standards, with safety ...
Jakarta to open first two-pronged underpass to public The Matraman underpass in East Jakarta will be opened to the public on April 1. (Warta Kota/Joko Supriyanto) ...
Indonesian Minister of Education Muhadjir Effendy (left) talks with Franciscan Father Vinsensius Darmin Mbula, chairman of the National Council of Catholic Education, about ways to improve education in Christian-majority provinces on March 21. (Photo by Ryan Dagur) ...
PREMIUM The Transportation Ministry's Greater Jakarta Transportation Management Agency (BPTJ) plans to kick off four transit-oriented development (TOD) projects in Jakarta's satellite cities this year. Two TOD projects will be developed in Poris Plawad, Tangerang, and Pondok Cabe in South ...
The ongoing trial of a radical Indonesia ideologue has revealed a disturbing fact: the 2016 Jakarta attacks that killed four innocent by-standers was directed by a death row terrorist inmate whose verdict was handed-down 13 years ago. Australian embassy bomber Iwan Darmawan Munto, alias Rois, ...

80% of Jakarta construction projects unsafe: Manpower agency Workers finish the framework structure for a fish market museum in North Jakarta on Nov. 6, 2017. The Jakarta manpower agency stated on Wednesday that the majority of construction projects in the capital did not meet safety or operational ...
The hottest topic of conversation in Jakarta recently has been Jakarta's jailed former governor, Ahok. But people aren't talking about his outrageous jailing on dubious blasphemy charges, or the slow unravelling of some of his signature projects to fix the broken city. They're talking about his split from his ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The price of a one-way ticket for mass rapid transit or MRT trains is estimated to be pegged at Rp18,000. MRT Finance Director Jakarta Tuhiyat said the tariff was based on the assumed number of 173,000 daily passengers. "The tariff will be around those figures," said Tuhiyat in ...
Jakarta records 0.37% inflation in February A warehouse worker rests atop sacks of rice on Jan. 19 at the Cipinang Central Rice Market in East Jakarta. Increases in the price of rice and other food ingredients has caused 0.37 percent inflation in February in the capital. (Antara/Sigid Kurniawan) ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indomobil Group, Volvo brand holder agent in Indonesia, handed B11R bus to PT Steady Safe Tbk as the first customer, to support Jakarta Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The delivery ceremony was held at the special automotive commercial vehicle exhibition, GAIKINDO Indonesia ...
Karen Millen reimagines workwear collection in Jakarta ... Anita Mantik, Karen Millen Indonesia's brand manager, told journalists during a preview luncheon in Jakarta recently that the latest collection carries on the brand's emphasis on premium quality fabrics and sharp tailoring, especially for workwear, ...
PREMIUM Former manager Roy Evans and a number of legends of English's Liverpool soccer club are scheduled to visit Jakarta on March 9 to 11 as part of the LFC World tour, an event presented by Standard Chartered. Evans took over from Graeme Souness in 1994 when the team was in rapid free-fall.
Three other Asian cities join Mumbai at the top of the expat salary league – Shanghai ($202,200), Jakarta ($152,600) and Hong Kong ($148,400). Even though Asian cities offer expats high salaries, they tend to lag behind when it comes to job opportunities. HSBC found that the top-five cities with the most ...
The Pedestrian Coalition has criticized the Jakarta administration's move to allow street vendors to occupy sidewalks in Melawai, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, saying such policies may sacrifice the interests of pedestrians. Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno previously said street vendors were ...
Suparno, a fireman at the South Jakarta Fire and Rescue Department, told CNN his team often captures snakes in houses or off the streets of Jakarta, although he cannot be sure of the exact figure, as the fire department keeps no official record. The most recent snake he captured was a python hiding in a ...
Download the full report Slow and Steady: the global footprint of Jakarta's tortoise and freshwater turtle tradeResearchers found 4,985 individuals of 65 different species of tortoise and freshwater turtles in just seven locations over a four-month period. Nearly half of these were threatened with extinction ...
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.


 

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