City struggles to control groundwater use
Sita W. Dewi
The Jakarta Post
Waste not: Women wash rice and clean clothes using well water in Kramat Pulo, Central Jakarta, on Friday. The Jakarta administration is asking residents to save water in conjunction with World Water Day. (JP/P.J. Leo)Despite concerns on land subsidence in the cpaital, the Jakarta Environmental Agency is finding it difficult to control groundwater use in commercial areas.
- Baby Donald Trump causes a stir in Afghanistan
- Australia hopes Indonesia will join TPP-11
- Turnbull lauds Jokowi's leadership, calls him 'role model'
- Xi gets second term with powerful ally as VP
- LIPI researcher looks to curcumin, gold to treat cancer
- Russia expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning row
- Immigration officers detain overstaying foreigners, fraudsters
- Suharto's youngest son in new push to get into Indonesian politics
- Three must-see North Maluku festivals
- Rohingya returnees won't be kept in camps 'forever': Myanmar official