The Jakarta Post
These are some of developments we're following today:
- Following a high-profile public relations campaign by Novel Baswedan and rights activists calling for the government to get serious in its investigation into the acid attack on the top Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, National Police chief Gen. Tito is being summoned by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo this afternoon, to discuss progress on the investigation.
- In the wake of United States Senate's decision to impose sanction on Russia for its meddling in the US election, President Vladimir Putin ordered the US to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, bringing tension between the two countries to a new height. We're also following news on the diplomatic scramble following the announcement that the North Korean missiles now could reach the US. As the city prepares for the opening of the new
- Semanggi interchange, the trial run shows that motorists were experiencing problems in finding directions along the newly-constructed bridges.
- Christie's to auction rare watch once owned by Egyptian king
- Canned sardines contaminated with thread worms, BPOM confirms
- PDI-P strengthens ties with Golkar
- Tax office eyes 14m taxpayers' annual reports this year
- Jakarta to see medium rain but remain hot during equinox
- Freeport has cost $13 billion losses in environmental damage, says BPK
- Marine personnel rebuild roads, houses ahead of naval exercises
- Brunei, Indonesia work on new hybrid paddy varieties
- Piles of trash continue to flow onto Tangerang shore
- E-cigarettes more likely to get people started on smoking: Study