Corry Elyda, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 09/22/2014 10:02 AM
Arfany, a 17-year-old freshman in history at Jakarta State University
(UNJ), was chatting with four friends while waiting for some books to be
wrapped at Senen Market in Central Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon.
Dewanti A. Wardhani, The Jakarta Post, Depok | Mon, 09/22/2014 10:02 AM
Several professors at the University of Indonesia (UI) have called on
the police to continue their investigation into the rape case involving
the poet Sitok Srengenge, amid fears that the police might be ready to
drop the case.
Sita W. Dewi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 09/22/2014 10:02 AM
Since the opening of the Jakarta-Bandung toll road in 2005, Jakartans
have been flooding the neighboring city of Bandung with cars on
weekends, prompting Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil’s announcement of plans
to utilize cable cars and a monorail in Bandung in an effort to increase
The government is developing a green Deli variety of rose apples (
jambu air), a native fruit of North Sumatra, which will be planted in
several areas in Greater Jakarta, targeting middle-class families.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 09/22/2014 8:13 AM
The Cilandak Police arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning a
husband and wife for possession of 3.3 grams of crystal methamphetamine,
locally known as shabu-shabu, at a set of traffic lights in Fatmawati,
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sun, 09/21/2014 8:09 PM
The hardline Islamic group, Islam Defenders Front (FPI), plans to hold a demonstration against the appointment of current Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama as new Jakarta governor in October.
Corry Elyda, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 09/20/2014 10:48 AM
The Pedestrian Coalition (Koalisi Pejalan Kaki), a community movement
that advocates for pedestrian rights, has repainted a zebra crossing on
Jl. Kebon Kacang in front of the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in
Central Jakarta as a form of protest against the city’s negligence of
Rusman, The Jakarta Post, BEKASI/JAKARTA | Sat, 09/20/2014 10:48 AM
Another motorcycle thief has met a tragic end at the hands of angry
locals in Bekasi, West Java. The mob violence was triggered when the
man, Nurhadi, was trying to steal a motorcycle in Pondok Gede, Bekasi,
on Friday morning.
Dewanti A. Wardhani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 09/20/2014 10:48 AM
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is continuing its investigation into
the Transjakarta bus-procurement case involving former Transportation
Agency head Udar Pristono, with searches on Thursday evening of the
offices of the agency and the companies that won the procurement tender.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 09/20/2014 7:00 AM
The Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) has received
numerous reports of illegal banners put up by the hard-line Islam Defenders
Front (FPI), opposing the appointment of Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama as