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Jakarta

  • Greater Jakarta: More dengue fever cases occur in N. Jakarta

    The North Jakarta Sanitation Agency recorded 52 new dengue fever cases in the first week of February.

  • Greater Jakarta: Teenager nabbed for killing baby daughter

    East Jakarta Police have arrested 18-year-old Mira Hiryati for allegedly killing her newborn daughter, placing her in a bag and abandoning the body at a warehouse, police spokesperson said on Monday.

  • Greater Jakarta: Motive behind boy’s homicide still in question

    Depok Police have ordered an autopsy on the body of a 7-year-old boy, the young victim in a recent murder case, in an attempt to reveal the motive behind the homicide.

  • Greater Jakarta: People flock to TMII to watch lion dance

    People crowded into Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) cultural park in East Jakarta on Monday, all hoping to catch a glimpse of the barongsai Chinese lion dance performed during Chinese New Year celebrations.

  • Health Agency to provide online list of licensed clinics

    In an attempt to curb and protect Jakarta’s residents from illegal medical practices, the Jakarta Health Agency is planning to provide a portal listing all licensed health clinics in the capital.

  • Ahok supports regulation on correct household pet care

    On top of facing the endless problems of Jakarta and its residents, Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahja Purnama has joined hands with animal activists to spread awareness of domestic animal abuse and has even issued a regulation to strengthen the cause.

  • Budget disbursed early to boost growth, avoid repeat of last year

    Since late January the Jakarta administration has started disbursing city budget funds to kick off development earlier this year in response to the economic slowdown and lackluster spending seen in 2015.

  • Dengue fever cases drastically increase in North Jakarta

    Dengue fever cases in North Jakarta have drastically increased in the first week of February and hospitals in the municipality have started to be flooded with dengue fever patients.

  • Weather agency warns about prolonged rain over Jakarta

    Jakarta is expected to see light to moderate rain throughout Tuesday, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), which has called on Jakarta residents to prepare for possible flooding.

  • Four dead in Jakarta road accident

    Four people are dead and three others have been injured following a collision between a motorcycle and a car in West Jakarta in the early hours of Monday, the police have said.

  • Workers flood Jakarta to protest layoffs

    Thousands of Indonesian labor union members flooded into Jakarta for a massive rally on Saturday, urging the government to stop layoffs at multinational corporations.

  • Disgruntled worker takes revenges with thinner

    Textile factory worker Ayu Lestari may have reached boiling point at work over bad relations with a colleague, as she stands accused of lacing colleague Noviana Wulandari’s beverage with textile thinner.

  • National history comes alive in a walking tour through Cikini

    Twenty-four-year-old Desy Setyo raptly listened to guide Candha Adwitiyo as the latter briefed her group on the historic buildings they were set to visit over the course of a two-hour walking tour in Cikini, Central Jakarta.

  • Islet property sold despite lack of permits

    Despite a lack of relevant certification from the National Land Agency (BPN), several developers of the 17 planned man-made islets off the north coast of Jakarta have begun developing, marketing and selling properties to customers.

  • Greater Jakarta: Tax exemption for houses of less than Rp 1b

    JAKARTA: Owners of houses in Jakarta with taxable property values (NJOP) of less than Rp 1 billion (US$73,553) will no longer need to pay land and building taxes (PBB), an official has said.

  • Greater Jakarta: City to build subsidence monitoring posts

    JAKARTA: The Jakarta administration is planning to build two more subsidence-monitoring stations in order to accurately evaluate the level of land subsidence in various locations in the capital city.

  • Greater Jakarta: Fitri Aulia, ‘Spider Kid’, killed by train

    SOUTH TANGERANG: Fitri Aulia, 14, who became known as ‘Spider Kid’ as a result of her odd hobby of climbing high towers, has died after being hit by a train near Pondok Ranji station, South Jakarta.

  • In with the new

    A volunteer freshens up Chinese script at Thian Siang Tee temple in Palmerah, Central Jakarta, on Thursday. The temple is preparing for the Chinese New Year, which will fall on Monday.

  • 3,300 police personnel deployed to manage long-weekend traffic

    Jakarta Police will deploy 3,300 officers in anticipation of Chinese New Year holiday traffic congestion from Saturday to Monday, Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen. Tito Karnavian said on Friday.

  • Greater Jakarta: Thousand Islands to build 6 parks this year

    Thousand Islands regency is planning to build six new child-friendly integrated public spaces (RPTRA) on various islands.