11:59 pm November 27, 2014 | No Comment
Newly-installed Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Thursday visited Indonesia Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarno Putri at her residence to clarify reports saying the party plans to nominate Boy Bernadi Sadikin as his deputy.
10:09 am November 26, 2014 | 8 Comments
The Jakarta Traffic Police on Wednesday launched their yearly two-week crackdown on road offenses, with the stated aim of instilling safety awareness in the capital.
1:21 pm November 25, 2014 | No Comment
Following instructions from President Joko Widodo, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Tuesday announced that he would do away with additional allowances for staff in the capital's 2015 budget.
1:04 pm November 24, 2014 | 4 Comments
The city administration will fully implement a plan to keep motorcycles off on some of the capital's main roads in February after a trial run that starts on Dec. 17, the deputy chief of the Jakarta Transportation Agency announced on Monday.
11:44 am November 24, 2014 | No Comment
Following the Indonesian government's decision to raise the price of subsidized fuel, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is likely to announce an official fare increase for public transportation in the capital on Monday,
5:13 pm November 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
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.