• JIS ambiguous about data on teachers, commission says

    The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) says the management of Jakarta International School (JIS) has not been forthcoming about information on students and teachers, which is needed for further investigation into the alleged rape of one of its pupils.


  • City to invest in Lampung to secure food supplies

    The city administration has signed an agreement with the Lampung administration to expand agribusiness in the neighboring province, which is among the main food suppliers to the capital.

  • Shelters seek simpler health procedures

    City administration shelters have found life more difficult since the introduction of the new national health insurance (JKN) program as the system obliges patients to get reference letters from their nearest community health center (Puskesmas) before being treated.

  • Most councilors absent in plenary

    Only 18 out of 95 City Council members attended a plenary session concerning the general opinions of party factions on five bylaw drafts proposed by the city administration on Wednesday.

  • Murder suspect pleads poverty

    An unemployed man, Setio Haryadi, 24, claims he stabbed a taxi driver, identified as Muhtadin, 49, to death on Tuesday because he had no money left.

  • Police suspect meth factory located in prison

    The East Jakarta Police have launched an investigation into Cipinang Penitentiary following information from an arrested prison guard, identified only as FM, who claimed that the prison was host to a crystal methamphetamine factory.

  • Police complete Samuel’s Home dossier

    The Jakarta Police have sent their completed investigation into the alleged neglect and sexual abuse of children at the Samuel’s Home orphanage in Tangerang to prosecutors.

  • Fallen crane causes congestion in East Jakarta

    Severe congestion was caused in the area of Jl. D.I. Panjaitan in East Jakarta on Wednesday after a crane slipped off a truck onto which it was being loaded.

  • Another JIS kindergarten student files report, says commission

    The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) says it has received one more report from an alleged victim of sexual assault at the Jakarta International School (JIS).

  • Police to question doctors in JIS case

    Investigators at the Jakarta Police will summon the doctors from Kramat Jati Police Hospital who performed laboratory checks of AN and ZA, two cleaners who were allegedly involved in the sexual assault of a student at Jakarta International School (JIS).