8:00 am April 24, 2014 | No Comment
The popularity of Joko Widodo is giving traction to local leaders in Indonesia as they adopt the hands-on style that helped propel Jakarta’s governor to the front of the presidential race.
9:42 pm April 23, 2014 | No Comment
Child protection activists say another 6-year-old boy has stepped forward to report that he, too, suffered from sexual abuse at the hands of Jakarta International School’s janitorial staff.
3:20 pm April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
After numerous drug raids at Jakarta's nightclubs, the city government said it would shut them down if they are found to be used in drug trafficking.
7:26 pm April 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
In the wake of child rape allegations centering on janitorial contractors at the Jakarta International School (JIS), South Jakarta Immigration Bureau said it had carried out a work permit check on the school's 50 expatriate staffers.
3:16 pm April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Ministry of Education on Tuesday said that the Jakarta International School's kindergarten had been officially closed because it lacked a permit to operate, in the wake of allegations that a student was raped last month in a school bathroom.
8:40 am April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Jakarta. Jakarta’s Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has been rumored to be sought after by several political parties for nomination as a vice presidential candidate. However, the outspoken Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party politician said that no party would pick him as a vice-presidential candidate because it would only degrade their presidential candidate’s or party’s value.
12:00 pm April 21, 2014 | No Comment
Police have ordered blood tests for dozens of outsourced janitors and cleaning staff employed by the Jakarta International School, as part of the ongoing investigation into the rape of a 6-year-old child at the school’s kindergarten campus.
4:01 pm April 19, 2014 | No Comment
The Jakarta Administration on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), commencing a renewed collaboration between the city and the university to improve the capital's infrastructure.