Tag Archives: Jakarta

KS Tubun apartment rental price to be set at Rp 1.5 million

Jakarta Public Housing Agency has finished drafting a governor regulation on KS Tubun low-cost apartments in Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta, which establishes the rental price at Rp 1.5 million (US$109) for each apartment in the complex. “We just completed the deliberations yesterday [Tuesday afternoon], and we’ll soon send the draft to the governor [Jakarta Governor […]

Indonesian to ride motorbike from Jakarta to London

Stephen Langitan has set out on an adventure to travel 30,000 kilometers from Jakarta to London using only a motorbike. As reported by Antara, Stephen has chosen to ride a Kawasaki Versys-X 250cc throughout the 145-day journey, which started Sunday. Fueled by a mission to inspire younger generations, Stephen’s journey would see him cross the […]

With Rp 10 billion, what kind of home can you get in Jakarta?

The ever-increasing population growth in Jakarta has led to a scarcity of land in almost every part of the city, be it in North, South, West or East Jakarta. Today, one can easily see a line of large, luxury landed houses in popular and prestigious areas such as Permata Hijau, Kebayoran Baru, Pondok Indah, Kuningan […]

Alleged abusive mother spends Rp 3m per night staying in star hotels

A mother, 60, allegedly spent some Rp 3 million (US$210) per night for staying in luxury hotels in Central and West Jakarta, where she reportedly abused her adopted children for 10 years. Jakarta Police general criminal department children and women abuse unit chief Adj. Comr. Hasiati Lawole said the widow and her five adopted children […]

Median, trees on Jl. Sudirman removed

The Jakarta administration has dismantled a road median and removed trees that separate the fast and slow lanes on Jl. Sudirman in South Jakarta to make way for sidewalks. “The median was dismantled last night and will be covered with a zinc roof so as not to disturb traffic,” the city’s Bina Marga road agency […]