5:13 pm November 22, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama plans to migrate all large financial transactions by city agencies online, in a bid to improve accountability and minimize opportunities for embezzlement.
5:18 pm November 21, 2014 | No Comment
Sustained rainfall could see the Greater Jakarta area flooded on the weekend, according to Indonesia's meteorology bureau.
3:25 pm November 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
While it's unlikely to be a box office smash, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama hopes anti-graft movie "Before the Morning Comes Again" will leave an unforgettable impression on the city's top bureaucrats and local government leaders.
6:17 pm November 20, 2014 | 4 Comments
The newly inaugurated governor of the Indonesian capital wants the city's public transport operators to join TransJakarta and start using natural gas instead of petroleum-based fuels.
12:05 am November 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
Despite violent protests by hard-line Islamic vigilante groups and threats of boycotts by rival politicians, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Wednesday was officially inaugurated as governor of Jakarta.
7:55 pm November 19, 2014 | 11 Comments
Lawmakers on Wednesday announced that they intend to summon the minister of home affairs and the state secretary over a complaint filed by Jakarta city councilors claiming that the appointment of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as Jakarta governor was unconstitutional.
12:21 pm November 19, 2014 | 10 Comments
The Jakarta chapter of the Red-White coalition (KMP) says it will boycott every single plenary session at the City Council to express its opposition to Basuki Tjahaja Purnama
3:28 pm November 18, 2014 | No Comment
After months of dispute and political intrigue, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is now one step away from becoming Jakarta's next governor.
12:02 am November 18, 2014 | No Comment
The Indonesian government plans to support workers’ welfare through other means than wage hikes, the nation’s top economics minister said, adding an equivocal nod to both sides in a continuing battle over wages between employers and labor unions.
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