Category: Local News

Governor guarantees Jakarta free from plastic rice merdeka.com reports: Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has guaranteed that the city is free from plastic rice. POSTED: 25 May 2015 19:43. PHOTOS. Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. (Photo: merdeka.com/Muhammad Luthfi Rahman). Full News here – Read more on Channel News Asia

Greater Jakarta: Cideng child-friendly park to Central Jakarta Mayor Mangara Pardede said that the construction of a child-friendly public space (RPTRA) in Cideng, Gambir, is nearly complete and scheduled to open on May 30. He said as quoted by beritajakarta.com that the construction was 90 percent … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian Social Service Ministry is planning to send hundreds of unaccompanied Rohingya child and youth refugees to Islamic boarding schools. “We have coordinated with Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. They may be nurtured at the RPTC (safe house and trauma center) or Islamic boarding schools,” Social…

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Jakarta Metro Jaya Police arrested 31 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals believed to be members of a cybercrime syndicate extorting money from Chinese Government officials and affluent people. Director of Crime and Investigation of the Jakarta Metro Jaya Police Krisna Murti stated on Monday that the suspects, comprising 16 females and…

Living a healthy lifestyle in polluted Jakarta A live harp and violin performance by Lisa Gracia and Jonny Hutagalung accompanied 20 people who were enjoying vegetarian meals at the second newly opened vegan gourmet restaurant, Burgreens, on the rooftop balcony of the Organik Klub organic … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

Ferdinand moved by support after wife's death Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says he has been "overwhelmed" by the support he has received following the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison. Ellison died aged 34 earlier this month following a battle with breast cancer, prompting an … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta…

Ousted Asia Resource Minerals boss stages sit-in occupation of Jakarta office Shares in a mining company listed in London have been suspended because its former boss is staging a sit-in at the Jakarta head office of its main subsidiary. For at least four days Amir Sambodo has been refusing to let in two executives from…