9:02 pm September 23, 2014 | No Comment
Former Jakarta Transportation Agency head Udar Pristono is not only suspected of misappropriating money as part of a 2013 TransJakarta bus procurement project, but also of doing the same a year earlier, when the city purchased articulated buses,
4:27 pm September 23, 2014 | No Comment
The Attorney General's Office said on Tuesday that former Jakarta Transportation Office chief Udar Pristono has managed to amass more than Rp 50 billion ($4.15 million) in wealth despite earning a supposedly modest civil servant salary.
1:39 pm September 23, 2014 | No Comment
President-elect Joko Widodo, who is due to take his seat in Indonesia's State Palace next month, has urged Jakarta's Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) to process his resignation as city governor as soon as possible.
6:23 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has played down a threat by the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) to protest and reject his appointment as leader of the capital once Governor Joko Widodo assumes his presidential post in October.
2:39 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
With the Idul Adha holiday less than two weeks away, Central Jakarta announced on Monday that it will not allow the sale of animals in parks and on sidewalks.
6:40 pm September 18, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta is prepared to grant up to Rp 100 billion ($8.2 million) to each of its neighboring cities and districts in a bid to prevent flooding.
3:31 pm September 18, 2014 | No Comment
The hard-line Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) will not accept the "arrogant non-Muslim" Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as the new governor of Jakarta and its members are ready to die to prevent him from assuming the post,
3:05 pm September 18, 2014 | No Comment
National Police Chief Gen. Sutarman lashed out at plans under consideration by city officials in Bandung and Bogor to ban vehicles with Jakarta license plates from entering the cities during the weekend.
10:40 pm September 17, 2014 | No Comment
In Jakarta, where illegal parking is a massive business, jawaras — commonly used to refer to thugs who are adept at hand-to-hand fighting — have long maintained a choke hold on the practice.
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