Jakarta

Type: City
Name: Jakarta
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: -6.18
Longitude: 106.830002
population: 8,540,306
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Rupiah weakens to 11,695 per dollar Tuesday morning

The rupiah interbank trade rate weakened marginally by only two basis points to Rp 11,695 per US dollar in Jakarta on Tuesday morning."Sentiments regarding market expectations on immediate [US] Federal reserve rate interest hike has limited room for the ... [Published Jakarta Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Three children stabbed to death in school

BEIJING:  A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school yesterday, in the country’s latest attack against youngsters.The attacker killed himself by jumping from a building following ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Indonesia posts small trade surplus in July

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's trade balance returned to a small surplus in July due to a sharp fall in imports as economic activity slowed during the Muslim fasting month in South-east Asia's largest economy.Data from the statistics bureau showed Indonesia ran ... [Published Business Times Singapore - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Four-year sentence for Banten governor condemned

Found guilty: Suspended Banten Governor Ratu Atut Chosiyah (center) clasps her hands as she enters the Jakarta Corruption Court (Tipikor) to hear the verdict in her bribery case on Monday. Judges found her guilty of bribing Akil Mochtar, former Constitutional ... [Published Jakarta Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Police confiscate Lulung’s Lamborghini

, 6:37 AMThe Jakarta Police confiscated United Development Party (PPP) legislator Abraham “Lulung” Lunggana’s green Lamborghini on Sunday evening because it was not registered with the city police and was using a fake police registration number.“Yes, ... [Published Jakarta Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

ISIS in Southeast Asia - WSJ

ISIS is attracting followers from Muslim communities across the Asia-Pacific. In Indonesia, radical groups have declared support for the Islamic State in Jakarta, Surakarta and other cities. In Malaysia, police say they have arrested 19 ISIS-inspired ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Three dead one missing in Batam Shipyard explosion

Three workers of Batam-based PT Bandar Abadi shipyard, Indonesia died and eighteen were injured in a blast that occurred on Friday, August 29 onboard a ship that was undergoing repairs at the yard, the Jakarta Post writes. Monday, 01.Sep.2014, 18:47 ... [Published SeaNews - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Jakarta Clamps Down on Illegal Parking

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta – The Jakarta administration kicked off today its clampdown against the rampant illegal parking in the capital.Jakarta Transportation Agency chief Muhammad Akbar said impounded vehicles could be redeemed after their owners paid a maximum ... [Published Tempo.co - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Jakarta, Illegal, Owner, Bank
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Norwegian ambassador cycles to office

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Ambassador of Norway for Indonesia Stig Traavik sometimes prefers to choose cycling rather than driving a car to his office in Jakarta in order to stay healthy."I like cycling very much because it is my favorite activity, and I ... [Published Antara News - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Jakarta, Pollution, Norway
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Indonesia trade picture brightens after Ramadan slump

The trade surplus came in at $125 million, compared to a deficit of around $290 million in JuneBOOMING TRADE. Indonesian women buy clothes at a commercial center in Jakarta on August 4, 2014. Indonesia posted a slim trade surplus in July, bouncing back ... [Published Rappler - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

Indonesia says “Selamat Datang!” to Twitter Office Opening In Jakarta

Twitter has just shared that it will be opening an office in Indonesia, adding onto the list of tech giants that are looking at the country home of over 240 million people. Twitter’s new Jakarta office will be its sixth in the region, following other ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

On the Ciliwung, an ecotourism project gains wide support

Officials and environmental groups are set to involve the public and provide them with a wider perspective on the capital’s degraded rivers through the Ciliwung ecotourism project.The Jakarta Environmental Management Agency (BPLHD), the city administration ... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 01 2014]

Quotes

"Sentiments regarding market expectations on immediate [US Federal reserve rate interest hike has limited room for the rupiah to grow" Bank Himpuan Saudara analyst Rully Nova said in Jakarta on Tuesday as quoted by Antara news agency
"This platform is needed to improve the economic capacity of countries in the world, especially developing countries, through enhancement of capacity and availability of facilities and infrastructure that encourage economic activity in the future" said Head of Communications and Information Services, Ministry of Finance, Yudi Pramadi in his official statement last week
"We have sent a proposal to UNESCO. The Laringangi dance is steeped in local history that plays an important role in shaping Indonesia today" Wakatobi district head Hugua was quoted as saying by Indonesia's Antara news agency
"G20 will be an important place for our new president to introduce his priorities, which are infrastructure and development,” he told a press conference on Sunday."

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Twitter to Open Indonesia Office [Published WSJ.com Video - News - Aug 29 2014]
Twitter says it will open an office in Indonesia within the next six months, drawn to the country’s 240 million people and a young population active on social media. WSJ's Ramy Inocencio asks Jakarta reporter Newley Purnell about the details. ...
Indonesia: Now the Real Work Begins [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 29 2014]
After emerging victorious from the most polarized presidential election in Indonesian history, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is due to be sworn in as the seventh president of Republic of Indonesia, on 20 October 2014.  His victory over Prabowo Subianto has been ...
Twitter is opening an office in Indonesia, one ... [Published The Next Web - Aug 29 2014]
Twitter is preparing to launch an office in social media-crazy Indonesia, which will become its second in Southeast Asia and fifth in the Asia Pacific region. Twitter’s Global President of Revenue and Partnerships Adam Bain told The Wall Street Journal ...
Report: ISIS Reaches Asia [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 29 2014]
From The National Interest : In places across Indonesia, small collections of political Islamists have “ openly pledged their allegiance ” to the extremist terrorist group, the Islamic State (IS). One of those who have voiced their support is Abu ...
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