6:51 pm October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Disaster-management officials in the capital have estimated that 125 urban wards will be vulnerable to flooding during the upcoming rainy season.
5:38 pm October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Workers in the capital earning the minimum wage may have to wait to find out how much they will take home in 2015 after the city admitted on Thursday that no deal had been reached in advance of the Nov. 1 deadline.
7:25 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration is set to earmark Rp 1.75 trillion ($1.5 million) in grants next year to help two neighboring cities develop their own infrastructure and tackle shared problems such as floods and traffic congestion.
4:31 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
The Home Affairs Ministry has called on the Jakarta City Council to convene a plenary meeting to recommend the promotion of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as governor, amid continued opposition from councilors.
4:41 pm October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Acting Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said on Friday that the ability of Southeast Asia's largest city to prepare for the upcoming rainy season had been hamstrung by slower-than-expected adoption of the transparent e-catalog system for public procurements, which he has long championed.
11:30 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Acting Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama’s preference for the number two job in capital’s executive branch has drawn criticism by former allies on the City Council and prompted counter-nominations.
11:20 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Property developers in Jakarta will be obliged to allocate 20 percent of their property units for low-cost apartments if their construction projects cause people to be evicted from their homes, Jakarta Acting Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said.
5:43 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
A Home Affairs Ministry official said on Thursday that acting Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will be required to send in a letter of resignation from his current post prior to replacing former governor Joko Widodo, who has officially stepped in as Indonesia’s seventh president after his inauguration on Monday.
5:42 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama says he won't move into the governor's mansion, but has bigger plans for the property.
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