12:01 am January 31, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said he would fire any headmaster found guilty of misusing or manipulating funds from the Jakarta Smart Card, or KJP, now that a new system is in place, which puts the responsibility on headmasters, teachers and school committees to select beneficiaries.
10:33 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama promised to review a proposal made by one of the city’s top officials for sanctioning tardy civil servants in the capital.
8:04 pm January 30, 2015 | No Comment
"We just caught four rearview window thieves in West Jakarta a few days ago," said Jakarta Police Chief Insp. Gen. Unggung Cahyono.
12:11 am January 30, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration plans to soon start slapping heavy sanctions on tardy civil servants in the capital, as well as on officials considered part of “collective” violations.
11:50 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
The construction of a center for street vendors at the National Monument, or Monas, in Central Jakarta faces yet another delay; this time, due to a “misunderstanding” between government agencies.
4:52 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
A college student alleged to be responsible for the deaths of four people in an horrific hit-and-run in South Jakarta on Jan. 20 will not face drug charges but could still face a heavy custodial sentence, police said.
4:44 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta City Council is rolling out a system of parking meters as a way to boost city coffers and loosen the grip of illegal parking rackets.
4:47 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration plans to sign an agreement with the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency, or BPOM, and city-run market operator PD Pasar Jaya to tackle the sale of products with hazardous ingredients.
9:15 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration has ordered the Jakarta Monorail Company to demolish dozens of concrete pylons originally constructed to support a planned monorail system, following the capital's decision to cancel its cooperation with the company.
9:14 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
So far this year, Jakarta has been fortunate enough to escape the torrential downpours of 2007 and 2013, but the challenge still remains: How will Jakarta survive its annual flooding in years to come, as population growth remains high, urbanization continues unabated, and climate change continues to deliver intense and unpredictable weather events?
10:54 pm January 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
The Jakarta administration has eliminated an allocation for honorary employees in this year’s budget, which is expected to save the capital up to 40 percent of its spending funds.
5:19 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Hours of rain from Thursday evening until well into Friday morning caused at least 36 locations across Jakarta to be inundated by water between 30 centimeters to a meter high, officials said.
1:34 pm January 22, 2015 | 11 Comments
The Jakarta Police on Wednesday arrested more than 800 people in an ongoing crackdown on street crime and other activities seen as disturbances of the public order.
10:02 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Rain-induced floods have yet again hit Kampung Pulo, in East Jakarta's Jatinegara district, a local official said on Thursday.
12:08 am January 22, 2015 | 4 Comments
The Jakarta government plans to liquidate and divest underperforming city-owned firms in a bid to shift spending to income-generating companies.
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