9:17 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta and Bogor topped a list issued by the Transportation Ministry of Indonesian cities with the worst traffic conditions, according to media.
6:43 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Acting Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said on Tuesday that the city would take full responsibility of the mounting trash left behind after Monday’s festivities that followed the inauguration of Joko Widodo, his former partner in the city's administration, as Indonesia’s seventh president.
4:37 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Acting Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has said on Tuesday that workers in the capital will be seeing an increase in minimum wage next year, but stopped short of promising to fulfill workers' demand of a 30 percent wage rise or a Rp 3 million minimum wage.
2:08 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Police blocked all traffic heading toward the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Central Jakarta on Monday afternoon, as thousands of people converged in the area for a convoy bearing newly inaugurated President Joko Widodo to the State Palace.
8:55 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Another brawl between warring Jakarta high schools and another two teenagers in hospital with serious injuries from sharp weapons, as organized violence among rival institutions led to one student putting a crow bar into a rival's head near Roxy Square in Grogol on Friday.
7:30 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
The capital's acting governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will have to wait a few more weeks before he can drop the "acting" from his job title and formally take over the reins of Southeast Asia's largest city.
12:37 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Health officials in the capital are working to ensure 18 community health centers are upgraded to hospitals by the end of November as the city works to meet growing demand for health services.
9:19 pm October 16, 2014 | No Comment
The Home Affairs Ministry announced on Thursday that Basuki Tjahaja Purnama was once again acting Jakarta governor, as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono approved President-elect Joko Widodo's resignation as governor.