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February in photos

  • Search and rescue: Officials evacuate a resident from a flooded area in Rawajati, South Jakarta,on Monday, February 5. Heavy downpours that have struck Bogor and the mountainous Puncak area in West Java since Sunday night have caused flooding in areas along the Ciliwung river in Jakarta. JP/Dhoni Setiawan

    Search and rescue: Officials evacuate a resident from a flooded area in Rawajati, South Jakarta,on Monday, February 5. Heavy downpours that have struck Bogor and the mountainous Puncak area in West Java since Sunday night have caused flooding in areas along the Ciliwung river in Jakarta. JP/Dhoni Setiawan

  • Residents watch as police and military personnel search for missing people after the concrete support structure of a railway track collapsed in Warung Menteng village, Cijeruk district, Bogor regency, West Java, on Tuesday, February 6. The incident, which was caused by a landslide on Monday, killed five people and destroyed three houses. JP/PJ Leo

    Residents watch as police and military personnel search for missing people after the concrete support structure of a railway track collapsed in Warung Menteng village, Cijeruk district, Bogor regency, West Java, on Tuesday, February 6. The incident, which was caused by a landslide on Monday, killed five people and destroyed three houses. JP/PJ Leo

  • Indonesia and India players vie for the ball during the Asian Games Invitation Tournament match at Hall A Senayan, Jakarta, on Friday, February 9. The tournament is a test event for the upcoming 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang. JP/Seto Wardhana

    Indonesia and India players vie for the ball during the Asian Games Invitation Tournament match at Hall A Senayan, Jakarta, on Friday, February 9. The tournament is a test event for the upcoming 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang. JP/Seto Wardhana

  • A pedestrian passes a memorial erected by the Rocketers cycling community dedicated to Raden Sandy Syafiek, a cyclist who died after being hit by a car on Saturday, February 10, on Jl Gatot Subroto in South Jakarta. The memorial is a reminder to road users to respect each other. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    A pedestrian passes a memorial erected by the Rocketers cycling community dedicated to Raden Sandy Syafiek, a cyclist who died after being hit by a car on Saturday, February 10, on Jl Gatot Subroto in South Jakarta. The memorial is a reminder to road users to respect each other. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Beheaded: Police officers inspect the statue of Jesus at St. Lidwina Church in Bedog, Sleman, Yogyakarta on Sunday, February 11. A man attacked the church using a sword during mass, injuring several people, including the pastor. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Beheaded: Police officers inspect the statue of Jesus at St. Lidwina Church in Bedog, Sleman, Yogyakarta on Sunday, February 11. A man attacked the church using a sword during mass, injuring several people, including the pastor. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • Hundreds of angkot (public minivan) drivers protest on Monday, February 12 by parking their vehicles on the streets of Tebet, South Jakarta. The drivers demanded the Jakarta administration reduce the number of Transjakarta buses serving the Kampung Melayu-Tanah Abang route, as they have led to a reduction of income for the drivers. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    Hundreds of angkot (public minivan) drivers protest on Monday, February 12 by parking their vehicles on the streets of Tebet, South Jakarta. The drivers demanded the Jakarta administration reduce the number of Transjakarta buses serving the Kampung Melayu-Tanah Abang route, as they have led to a reduction of income for the drivers. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • Catholics pray after receiving ash on their foreheads during an Ash Wednesday Mass at Santo Petrus Cathedral in Bandung February 14. JP/Arya Dipa

    Catholics pray after receiving ash on their foreheads during an Ash Wednesday Mass at Santo Petrus Cathedral in Bandung February 14. JP/Arya Dipa

  • New Year spirit: A woman prays in the Dharma Bakti vihara in West Jakarta on Wednesday, February 14. The oldest Buddhist house of worship in the city, built in 1650, is decorated with red lanterns to welcome Imlek.JP/Ricky Yudhistira

    New Year spirit: A woman prays in the Dharma Bakti vihara in West Jakarta on Wednesday, February 14. The oldest Buddhist house of worship in the city, built in 1650, is decorated with red lanterns to welcome Imlek.JP/Ricky Yudhistira

  • Petronela Koa hugs the coffin of her niece Adelina Sau at El Tari airport, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara province on Saturday, February 17. The body of Adelina, the migrant worker who was reportedly abused to death by her Malaysian employers, was buried on Sunday in her home village of Ebi, Oenino district, South Central Timur regency on Sunday. JP/Djemi Amnifu

    Petronela Koa hugs the coffin of her niece Adelina Sau at El Tari airport, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara province on Saturday, February 17. The body of Adelina, the migrant worker who was reportedly abused to death by her Malaysian employers, was buried on Sunday in her home village of Ebi, Oenino district, South Central Timur regency on Sunday. JP/Djemi Amnifu

  • Trail of vandalism: Acrylic barriers are under repair in Bung Karno Stadium in the wake of acts of vandalism by soccer supporters during the President’s Cup final between Persija Jakarta and Bali United on the weekend. Match organizers reported around Rp 150 million (US$10,500) in damages. JP/Seto Wardhana

    Trail of vandalism: Acrylic barriers are under repair in Bung Karno Stadium in the wake of acts of vandalism by soccer supporters during the President’s Cup final between Persija Jakarta and Bali United on the weekend. Match organizers reported around Rp 150 million (US$10,500) in damages. JP/Seto Wardhana

  • In ruins: Workers clean the rubble scaffolding that supported a pier shaft for the Bekasi-Cawang-Kampung Melayu (Becakayu) toll road in Kebon Nanas, East Jakarta, on Tuesday, February 20. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

    In ruins: Workers clean the rubble scaffolding that supported a pier shaft for the Bekasi-Cawang-Kampung Melayu (Becakayu) toll road in Kebon Nanas, East Jakarta, on Tuesday, February 20. JP/Wendra Ajistyatama

  • A team from the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Yogyakarta Gajah Mada University installs a satellite tracker on an elang brontok or changeable hawk-eagle at the Yogyakarta Wildlife Rescue Center on Tuesday, February 20. The center is set to release the protected bird in a forested area in Gunung Kidul regency soon. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    A team from the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Yogyakarta Gajah Mada University installs a satellite tracker on an elang brontok or changeable hawk-eagle at the Yogyakarta Wildlife Rescue Center on Tuesday, February 20. The center is set to release the protected bird in a forested area in Gunung Kidul regency soon. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Welcome back: A colleague hugs Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) senior investigator Novel Baswedan at the KPK office in Jakarta after arriving from Singapore on Thursday, February 22.

    Welcome back: A colleague hugs Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) senior investigator Novel Baswedan at the KPK office in Jakarta after arriving from Singapore on Thursday, February 22.

  • Visitors flock to the Wedding and Honeymoon Festival at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta February 23. Approximately 106 vendors took part in the festival. JP/Seto Wardhana

    Visitors flock to the Wedding and Honeymoon Festival at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta February 23. Approximately 106 vendors took part in the festival. JP/Seto Wardhana

  • Disabled people join an interview session at HRD consultant company PersolKelly in Jakarta on Tuesday, February 27. Few companies employ disabled people despite government regulations requiring a quota of 1 and 2 percent representation in public and state-owned companies, respectively. JP/Jerry Adiguna

    Disabled people join an interview session at HRD consultant company PersolKelly in Jakarta on Tuesday, February 27. Few companies employ disabled people despite government regulations requiring a quota of 1 and 2 percent representation in public and state-owned companies, respectively. JP/Jerry Adiguna