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Jakarta

  • 31 arrested, many weapons confiscated at FBR post in Kelapa Gading

    A joint police operation arrested 31 people involved in a violent incident at a mall in Kepala Gading, North Jakarta, and confiscated plenty of weapons as well as a whisky bottle from a Betawi Brotherhood Forum (FBR) post.

  • Greater Jakarta: Bogor to hold umbrella festival

    In celebrating its 533rd anniversary, Bogor is holding an umbrella festival for a month starting on Saturday. Bogor Mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto will launch the city’s Festival Budaya Helaran (Road Parade Festival) on the same day.

  • Greater Jakarta: City to revise ground water bylaw

    The Jakarta administration is set to revise Bylaw No. 10/1998 on ground and surface water tax collection and utilization following the annulment of Law No. 7/2004 on water resources by the Constitutional Court.

  • Greater Jakarta: Police raid gambling houses

    The Jakarta Police raided two shop houses in the Taman Duta Mas complex, West Jakarta, and Teluk Gong, North Jakarta, which functioned as gambling houses, early on Friday.

  • Greater Jakarta: City holds creative products week

    Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama opened on Friday the Jakarta Creative Products Week (PPKD) event at Banteng Field in Central Jakarta as part of celebrations for Jakarta’s 448th birthday.

  • Greater Jakarta: Daan Mogot apartments lack clean water

    The quality of tap water in low-cost apartments in Daan Mogot, West Jakarta, is poor. Besides being visibly dirty, the water also causes skin rashes.

  • City asks Jakarta Monorail to develop light rail transit

    The Jakarta administration has sent a letter to monorail project operator PT Jakarta Monorail (JM) to find a new depot location in order to continue cooperation with the city administration and develop a light rail transit (LRT) system instead of monorail.

  • PAM Jaya to negotiate contracts to provide poor with tap water

    City-owned water operator PT PAM Jaya is planning to renegotiate contracts with two private operators — PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) and PT Aetra Air Jakarta (Aetra) — to allow PAM Jaya to construct new connections in the city.

  • Lawmaker reports his wife

    Krisna Mukti, a lawmaker from the National Awakening Party (PKB), reported his wife, Devi Nurmayanti, to the Jakarta Police on Friday for allegedly incorporating false information into an authentic document and falsifying someone’s pedigree.

  • FBR runs amok at mall in Kelapa Gading

    Hundreds of people claiming to be members of the Forum Betawi Rempug (FBR) ran amok in the areas surrounding the Mall of Indonesia (MOI) at Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta on Friday.

  • City to revise groundwater bylaw

    The Jakarta administration is set to revise Bylaw No. 10/1998 on ground and surface water tax collection and utilization following the annulment of Water Resources Law No. 7/2004 by the Constitutional Court.

  • Greater Jakarta: Sport cars confiscated over illegal documents

    The traffic unit of the North Jakarta Police confiscated two luxury cars — a Mercedes Benz CLA 200 and a Lotus Evora — during at a road block in Kelapa Gading and Penjaringan, North Jakarta, on Wednesday after the drivers failed to show vehicle documents.

  • Greater Jakarta: New busway route for Jakarta Fair

    City-owned bus operator PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta) is set to open a special route to facilitate visitors of the upcoming Jakarta Fair in Jakarta International Expo in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta.

  • Greater Jakarta: Police say UI student did not commit suicide

    After months of investigating, Jakarta Police have declared that a biology student at the University of Indonesia (UI) named Aksyena Ahad Dori did not commit suicide.

  • Narcotics agency prepares for pretrial motion

    An officer of the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) said Thursday that his office was ready to deal with a pretrial motion filed by Siti Farida Wulandari, who is detained by the agency for assisting her husband escape police custody.

  • Survivors of fatal crash accept pay-outs from driver’s family

    The trial of Christopher Daniel Sjarief continued on Thursday at the South Jakarta District Court with four survivors of the fatal accident in Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, on Jan. 20 this year, being presented by prosecutors as witnesses.

  • Fire rages through densely populated residential area in W. Jakarta

    A densely populated neighborhood in Jembatan Lima subdistrict, West Jakarta, was ravaged by fire on Thursday.

  • Teenagers need sex education: Ahok

    After footage of two underage children engaging in sexual intercourse went viral on the Internet recently, Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama said that it was important that sex education be made available to teenagers.

  • Greater Jakarta: Jopi’s lawyer questions opaque investigation

    Law enforcers keep the public away from true and transparent investigations on activists’ murder cases, says a lawyer.

  • Greater Jakarta: City dismantles houses on Ancol River banks

    Despite strong objections from residents, the Jakarta administration has torn down around 114 houses on the banks of the Ancol River in Pinangsia, Tamansari, West Jakarta.

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