The Jakarta Post Latest News The Jakarta Post News Channel en 24 cities across Sumatra prepare for AEC Twenty-four cities across Sumatra, which are part of the Indonesia City Administration Association's (Apeksi) Regional Commission I, are preparing to face the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community, which ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:19:21 +0700 Minister calls for harsh punishments for sexual abuse convicts Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Linda Gumelar demanded that the police go all out in hunting those deemed responsible for sexual abuse, and called for severe punishments for ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:01:06 +0700 Jababeka to set up $120 million Cikarang power plant Publicly listed industrial estate developer PT Kawasan Industri Jababeka (KIJA) plans to construct a US$120 million power plant in Cikarang, West Java, in a bid to capture the business' potential.The ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:11:12 +0700 PPP denies report of dismissal of senior members A United Development Party (PPP) official denied on Thursday a report saying that the Islamic-based party had dismissed a number of the party’s senior members for challenging the leadership of ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:08:45 +0700 Govt supports Mandiri acquisition of BTN The government has responded positively to the plan by state-owned Bank Mandiri, the largest bank by assets in Indonesia, to acquire PT Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN).State-Owned Enterprises Minister ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:07:29 +0700 No paper Due to Good Friday, which is a national holiday, The Jakarta Post will not be published on April 18. However, you can still keep up to date on current affairs on our website until ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:41:10 +0700 Sexual abuse feared to be systematic, says lawyer A lawyer representing the family of a Jakarta International School (JIS) student who suffered sexual abuse at the school says he fears the sexual assault was premeditated and systematic. ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:01:05 +0700 Resurrecting community Colorful: Hand-painted Easter eggs are often ordered by starred hotels in Bali for the Easter holiday.Humble eggs have served as a symbol of new life for thousands of years. This Sunday eggs will ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:06:11 +0700 Guess What?: Dhea loves experimenting with hair dyes Kapanlagi.comJAKARTA: Budding actress Dhea Seto always likes to appear with different hair colors, saying she has loved experimenting with hair dyes since she was a kid.“I love experimenting with ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:03:20 +0700 Valerie Plame finds a quantum of solace in writing Valerie Plame. J.B. DjawnFormer Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent and author Valerie Plame nixes the notion of female spies as sexy Bond girl types or cool and calculating Angelina Jolie ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:59:18 +0700