• Satpol PP told to stand firm against Monas street vendors

    Head of the Jakarta Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) Kukuh Hadi Santoso has ordered personnel to take firm and immediate action against illegal street vendors at the National Monument (Monas) park in Central Jakarta.


  • Bird habitat destroyed to make way for new homes

    An area that was once a haven for birds in the green corridors along the watersheds in Bogor, West Java, has been destroyed and replaced by residential homes, leaving only a small number of trees to provide habitat for the birds.

  • Old Town restoration takes shape

    A man gazes at a technical drawing for one of the buildings in the Jakarta Old Town revitalization plan.

  • Call for police, KPK to investigate land dispute

    Hundreds of farmers in Karawang, West Java, who lost their land to PT Sumber Air Mas Pratama (SAMP) urged the National Police and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to investigate allegations of bribery surrounding the issuance of a court ruling that granted SAMP rights over the disputed land.

  • Passengers voice objections to Transjakarta ticketing system

    The electronic ticketing system that will be installed by city-owned PT Transjakarta has sparked vocal protests from passengers, due to the additional fares they will have to pay to ride on feeder buses.

  • Depok murder suspect faces death penalty

    Police said they would lay multiple charges against a man who allegedly tortured and stabbed to death a grocery store owner in Pitara village on Thursday.

  • Public servants warned against extending vacations

    The city administration has warned its employees against extending their Idul Fitri vacations, saying it will penalize those who fail to show up at the office on Monday.

  • JIS rape suspects’ detention extended

    The City Police will extend the detention period for two Jakarta International School (JIS) staffers, Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong, who were detained last month for allegedly sexually assaulting three kindergarten pupils.


  • JIS teachers' detentions extended

    The Jakarta Police intend to extend the detention of two Jakarta International School (JIS) teachers, who have been accused of involvement in the sexual assault of three kindergarten pupils, by forty days.


  • Weekly 5: What attracts transmigrants to Jakarta?

    Just like many of the world’s capital cities, people from the archipelago’s many regions flock to Jakarta in search of employment, investment opportunities and leisure activities.