11:38 am May 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
Some 200 people claiming to be residents of Pinangsia in North Jakarta protested in front of the governor's residence on Tuesday night in a show of anger over plans to evict them from their long-time homes.
10:09 pm May 26, 2015 | 3 Comments
Police on Tuesday released a Chinese national who was suspected of being the ring leader of an online scamming network run by Chinese and Taiwanese nationals that has targeted troubled government officials in China.
7:08 pm May 26, 2015 | 3 Comments
The two rival camps inside the Golkar Party are setting aside their differences temporarily in a bid to keep Indonesia's oldest and still-running political party from missing this year's regional elections. However, the opposing camps' fight at the court still continues.
4:30 pm May 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jakarta. North Jakarta Maritime, Agriculture, and Food Security Agency, along with North Jakarta Police on Tuesday collected 60 rice samples during an inspection of 20 traditional markets. The samples were collected for examination at the agriculture ministry’s laboratory, North Jakarta Mayor Rustam Effendi said on Tuesday. “This inspection is necessary and will be intensified, following reports of […]
8:56 pm May 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
President Joko Widodo said on Monday that he wants the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to be led by people with different expertise and skill sets to expedite the country’s fight against graft and better tackle cases that are getting increasingly sophisticated and complex.
3:53 pm May 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Environmental and human rights activists have called on the police to publicly reveal the identity of the person suspected of murdering activist Jopi Peranginangin, amid speculation that the alleged culprit is a member of the military.
2:06 pm May 25, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has guaranteed rice grains sold at city-owned food markets are free from inedible and toxic plastic compounds.
1:50 pm May 23, 2015 | 14 Comments
An environmental activist has been stabbed to death by a group of unknown assailants in South Jakarta on Saturday morning.
8:03 pm May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama inaugurated on Friday the Lenggang Jakarta food court and souvenir center located in the IRTI parking lot at the National Monument, or Monas, in Central Jakarta.
11:17 am May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Indonesian government will begin construction of a $2.6 billion light rail transit system in the Greater Jakarta area on the country’s Independence Day, Aug. 17.
5:17 pm May 20, 2015 | 7 Comments
The industry and trade unit of the Jakarta Police visited Cipinang traditional market in East Jakarta on Wednesday to collect rice grain samples for further investigation.
3:07 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Firearm licenses for police officers will be tightened under an effort to minimize weapon abuse, West Jakarta Police deputy chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Bahtiar Ujang Purnama announced on Wednesday.
5:54 pm May 19, 2015 | 4 Comments
Jakarta. Five children who were allegedly abused and neglected by their parents underwent a physical examination at Polri Soekanto Hospital in Kramat Jati, East Jakarta, on Tuesday. Sr. Cmr. Yayok Witarto, the hospital’s head of services and treatment, said the results of the examination revealed three of the five children were suffering infections. The children’s generally poor health had […]
2:11 pm May 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has chastised Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said for remarks that suggested the former president had intervened in attempts to reform Indonesia's graft-tainted oil sector.
5:31 pm May 18, 2015 | 3 Comments
Police are awaiting the results of a physical examination on five children, allegedly abused and neglected by their parents whom police suspect of being drug addicts.