• Greater Jakarta: Single workers to get apartments

    JAKARTA: The Jakarta administration, in cooperation with the Public Works and Public Housing Ministry and developer PT Summarecon Agung, is building 14 blocks of low-cost apartments dedicated for the infrastructure and public facility maintenance (PPSU) agency’s unmarried personnel in Rawa Bebek, Pulogebang, East Jakarta,

  • Greater Jakarta: STPI Curug produces inadequate pilot numbers

    JAKARTA: The Indonesian Aviation Institute (STPI) in Curug, Banten, dubbed the nation’s biggest aviation school, is not able to meet the country’s increasing demand for pilots, according to a senior pilot.

  • Greater Jakarta: Actor requests detention postponement

    JAKARTA: Actor Sandy Tumiwa, who has been charged with fraud and embezzlement, asked that his detention be postponed through his lawyer on Friday.

  • Alleged rapist of pedestrian shot dead for resisting arrest

    The Jakarta Police shot dead the alleged rapist of a pedestrian in Lebak Bulus, South Jakarta, on Friday, after he was reported to have attacked the police with a machete.

  • Counterterrorism should apply soft approach: Tito

    Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen. Tito Karnavian said recently that the government needed to intensify the teaching of pluralism and nationalistic values to society to counter radical ideologies, such as those promoted by the Islamic State (IS) movement.

  • Ahok lets regent use governor's boat to save costs

    Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has allowed Thousand Islands Regent Budi Utomo to use the governor’s official boat for daily transportation due to high boat rental fees.

  • Greater Jakarta: Police arrest four for Bekasi shooting

    The Medan Satria Police in Bekasi, West Java, have nabbed four men who were allegedly involved in the shooting of a man at a fast food restaurant in the area last month.

  • Greater Jakarta: One killed in Johar Baru brawl

    A 19-year-old Jakartan named Rivaldi was shot dead during a brawl in the notorious Johar Baru district in Central Jakarta in the early hours of Thursday morning.

  • Greater Jakarta: Police find new evidence in abuse case

    The Jakarta Police may name House of Representatives member Fanny Afriansyah, also known as Ivan Haz, and his wife, Anna Susilowati, suspects for abuse against their housemaid, Toipah, 20, in the near future.

  • Greater Jakarta: City to make scavengers obtain licenses

    The Jakarta administration will regulate scavengers and pengepul (people who buy recyclable items from scavengers) by obligating them to obtain business licenses to run their operations.

  • Jakarta urged to develop ‘blueprint’ for street food vendors

    Experts and members of the Jakarta Research Council (DRD) have urged the city administration to develop a new blueprint to regulate street food vendors in order to achieve more sustainable results.

  • Greater Jakarta: Management to operate new raw water source

    Following complaints from residents and business owners in Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK), North Jakarta, over the poor quality of water, the estate’s management, PT Multi Artha Pratama, has vowed to start operating a new raw water source for the residents of Bukit Golf Mediterania (BGM) in December.

  • Greater Jakarta: Officials collect trash from sluice gate

    In a bid to prepare his district for the upcoming rainy season, Kramajati district head Kusumawati said Wednesday she had deployed a team to clean up trash from the Hek sluice gate in Kramatjati, East Jakarta.

  • Greater Jakarta: Fire injures six people in South Jakarta

    Fire triggered by leaking gas destroyed a home that was also being used as a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storehouse in Pondok Labu, Cilandak, South Jakarta, on Wednesday afternoon. Six people were reportedly injured in the incident.

  • Greater Jakarta: City, five institutions sign budget MoU

    The Jakarta administration signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with five institutions to establish a team that will function as a guide in budget planning and spending.

  • Ahok, Bekasi mayor reach accord on garbage fiasco

    Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and Bekasi Mayor Rahmat Effendi called a truce in their recent garbage dispute after a meeting at City Hall on Wednesday.

  • Police beef up patrols near pedestrian bridges

    The Jakarta Police said on Wednesday that it would conduct regular patrols near pedestrian bridges considered to be crime hot spots after sexual assault took place on a pedestrian bridge in Lebak Bulus, South Jakarta, on Saturday.

  • City administration to launch permit delivery service

    The Jakarta One-stop Integrated Service (PTSP) Agency is set to launch a delivery service in a bid to improve its services and facilitate business owners.

  • Police officers, prosecutors to help boost city budget absorption

    Concerned by a meager absorption of this year’s city budget, the Jakarta administration is collaborating with several other institutions to help city agencies spend funds that have been allocated to them.

  • Greater Jakarta: Senayan Golf in tax arrears of Rp 8 billion

    The Tax Agency’s Central Jakarta Office has erected a sign in front of its building on Jl. Asia Afrika in Central Jakarta announcing that the management of the Senayan Golf course is in arrears of the Urban and Rural Land and Building Tax to the value of Rp 8 billion (US$584,000).