The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 10/31/2014 1:51 PM
The Jakarta administration will soon install a disaster warning
system in five flood-prone urban subdistricts to anticipate flooding
during the upcoming rainy season, Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency
(BPBD) spokesman Bambang Suryawardana says.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 10/31/2014 11:28 AM
The Jakarta Police are confident that the drug-abuse rate has declined
in the city despite the fact that Jakarta is home to the highest
percentage of drug abusers per population according to the National
Narcotics Agency (BNN).
Sita W. Dewi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 10/31/2014 11:25 AM
A qori (Muslim scholar) recited Koran verses during the commemoration of
the Islamic New Year at City Hall on Wednesday, while acting governor
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, a Christian of Chinese descent, listened
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 10/31/2014 8:47 AM
In anticipation of the rainy season, the city administration will
install disaster-warning systems in flood-prone subdistricts such as
Bidaracina and Kampung Melayu in East Jakarta, Ulujami and Petogogan in
South Jakarta, as well as Rawa Buaya in West Jakarta.
Corry Elyda, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 10/30/2014 11:41 AM
Among crowds of people busy window shopping, a couple talked seriously
with a psychologist in the middle of a bazaar at the free Mental Health
Check Up event held by Indonesian Mentality Care at Gandaria City mall
in South Jakarta recently.
Sita W. Dewi and Haeril Halim, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 10/30/2014 11:39 AM
Aiming to curb graft within the city administration, acting governor
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama introduced a new policy that will oblige
top- to middle-level city officials to report their wealth to the
Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
In a bid to cut bureaucratic red tape, acting governor Basuki “Ahok”
Tjahaja Purnama, working together with a private developer, will
introduce an interactive smartphone application that will help connect
residents with subdistrict and district leaders.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 10/30/2014 7:53 AM
Jakarta Prosecutor’s Office head Adi Toegarisman announced on
Wednesday the completion of the dossiers of two Jakarta International
School (JIS) teachers – Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong – who have
been accused of sexually abusing a kindergarten student at the school.
Dewanti A. Wardhani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 10/29/2014 11:13 AM
Jakarta will host the Indonesia International Book Fair (IIBF) —
previously known as the Indonesia Book Fair — in the Senayan sports hall
in Central Jakarta from Nov. 1 to 9, organized by the Indonesian
Publishers Association (Ikapi).
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 10/29/2014 10:54 AM
Hundreds of young visitors cheered as they listened to prominent singer Kartika “Tika” Jahja sing the lines: “Ini [tubuh] milikku […] bukan parameter moralitas dan harga diri”
(This body is mine and not a parameter of morality and self-respect) at
a free concert promoting sex education at Taman Menteng in Central