• City, ministry sign MoU to develop cattle breeding technology

    The Jakarta administration and the Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in cattle breeding technology.

  • High hopes for child crimes report center

    The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH Jakarta) has recently launched a report center for children who have been charged in criminal cases to provide them with legal assistance and to make sure that law enforcement officers proceed with the cases in accordance to regulations.

  • Volunteers restore vintage film collection

    Wina Adiyanan, a 24-year-old college graduate, stares ahead, eyes fixated on film-reel negatives in a laboratory at the State Film Company (PFN) in Jatinegara, East Jakarta. With her right hand she carefully rotates the knob, circulating through the split reels.

  • Greater Jakarta: Pedestrian bridge to be dismantled for MRT

    JAKARTA: PT Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Jakarta will dismantle a pedestrian bridge located in front of the Chase Plaza and Mid Plaza buildings on Jl. Sudirman in South Jakarta on Sunday to make a way for MRT construction.

  • Greater Jakarta: Nearly 8,000 apartment residents get new IDs

    JAKARTA: The Jakarta Population and Civil Registration Agency has issued new IDs for 7,872 residents of low-cost apartments across the city in order to prevent them from subletting the apartments.

  • Greater Jakarta: Mob kills alleged motorcycle thief

    BOGOR: An alleged motorcycle thief was attacked in Gelewer, Karang Tengah, Babakanmadang district, Bogor regency, on Wednesday evening.

  • Greater Jakarta: Airin seeks confirmation on grant

    JAKARTA: South Tangerang Mayor Airin Rachmi Diany visited Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama at City Hall late Thursday to confirm whether her administration would be given a grant this year.

  • Greater jakarta: Police still in dark about taxi driver killer

    The South Jakarta Police inquiry into the murder of an Express taxi driver has yet to show any results despite weeks of investigation and the questioning of 16 witnesses.

  • Greater jakarta: Woman found dead in Angke River

    After being missing for two days, the body of Atih, a 40-year-old mother who drowned with her son at the Polor sluice gate, was found in the river near the Puri Mansion housing complex in Duri Kosambi, Cengkareng, West Jakarta, on Thursday.

  • Greater jakarta: Tainted ice blocks circulating in city: Police

    South Jakarta Police and Setiabudi Police have recently raided a factory that was producing ice blocks allegedly containing E. coli bacteria and distributing them to Greater Jakarta.

  • JIS teachers awaiting sexual abuse case verdict

    A ruling is expected soon in the sexual abuse case against two Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) teachers, as judges at the South Jakarta District Court have now heard closing statements from both the prosecution and the defense.

  • Ahok reveals history of suspicious budget allocations

    Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama says that “dana siluman”, or suspicious budget allocations, in the administration from 2012 to 2014 reached Rp 43.6 trillion (US$3.3 billion) in several agencies, mainly the Education Agency and the Public Works Agency.

  • Greater Jakarta: Police return traffic accident dossier

    The South Jakarta Police have completed the dossier of Christopher Daniel Sjarief in relation to a deadly traffic accident that killed four people.

  • Greater Jakarta: Johar Baru cuts illegal electricity installations

    The Johar Baru district, in cooperation with state-owned power company PLN, conducted a raid that targeted illegal electricity installations in several corners of Johar Baru Utara, North Jakarta, on Wednesday.

  • Greater Jakarta: Prosecutors seek 8 months for FPI members

    State prosecutors demanded on Wednesday that the panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court sentence 15 members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) to eight months in prison for assaulting police officers during a rally in front of the City Council building.

  • Greater Jakarta: Commuter train adds 115 trips

    Starting on April 1, electric train operator PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek (KCJ) will increase trips on its commuter line from 757 to 872 trips each day.

  • KJP disbursement stalled by budget dispute

    The 2015 budget dispute is expected to delay the disbursement of Jakarta Smart Card (KJP) funding for hundreds of thousands of the city’s underprivileged students.

  • Ahok to interview candidates in upcoming open recruitment

    Following reports of extortion in the open recruitment for echelon officials, the administration will make changes to the open recruitment system, including intensifying monitoring to prevent participants from cheating.

  • Students teach friends about nutrition

    A group of students from SD 3 Sedayu state elementary school in Yogyakarta stood in front of their peers in Jakarta recently holding posters containing messages about healthy food.

  • Greater Jakarta: Perumnas to build 5,000 low-cost apartments

    State-owned residence developer Perum Perumnas is set to build a low-cost apartment complex of 18 towers, each with 24 storys, in Cengkareng, West Jakarta.

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