4:25 pm April 16, 2015 | 6 Comments
Former Democratic Party politician Sutan Bhatoegana has claimed the graft case he is embroiled in is like a soap opera in which he has been "forced to be the main star."
1:50 pm April 16, 2015 | 44 Comments
Indonesia on Thursday officially banned the sale of alcoholic beverages in convenience stores and other small shops, but senior officials in the capital are already expressing fears that the nation-wide regulation could hurt tourism.
8:57 pm April 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Jakarta administration has announced this week's Car-Free Day event, which encourages motorists to give up their vehicles for a day, will be suspended due to the opening day of the Asian-African Conference.
8:27 pm April 15, 2015 | 5 Comments
The wife of Ferdinand Tjiong, a former teaching assistant at the prestigious Jakarta Intercultural School ((JIS) who was convicted of sexual abuse earlier this month, has filed a a report with police accusing eight people that testified against her husband of perjury.
4:16 pm April 15, 2015 | 5 Comments
The man arrested in Bogor, West Java, last Thursday on suspicion of having murdered a young woman in Jakarta, allegedly did so because she complained about his unpleasant body odor.
3:15 pm April 15, 2015 | No Comment
Commission III of the House of Representatives, or DPR, has started the fit-and-proper test related to Cmr. Gen. Badrodin Haiti's nomination process for National Police chief by visiting him at his residence.
2:18 pm April 15, 2015 | No Comment
Activists are demanding police investigate a non-fatal shooting at a union headquarters in East Jakarta on Tuesday.
2:53 pm April 14, 2015 | 5 Comments
Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency, or BNN, has requested the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology block a website that has been selling cannabis brownies.
7:42 pm April 13, 2015 | 5 Comments
The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has arrested the former president director of city-owned slaughterhouse Dharma Jaya for allegedly marking up the company's budget between 2008 and 2011.
6:21 pm April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
Kereta Commuter Line (KCJ), subsidiary of Indonesia's state-run railway company Kereta Api Indonesia, is offering half-price multi-trip tickets for female passengers over the next two weeks as part of Kartini Day celebrations.
11:16 am April 13, 2015 | 5 Comments
The Jakarta Sanitation Agency is readying all its thousands of cleaners to keep the city presentable during the Asian-African Conference next week.