Summary Jakarta. "[The city] has inflicted losses on us with the termination of the contracts." The private companies were responsible for waste hauling, street sweeping and running dumps throughout the city, but the contracts was terminated in January across the board.
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Summary Jakarta. "The money disbursed or promised [to Luthfi] was given so that he would use his influence among officials at the Ministry of Agriculture [to] approve or propose [increases] in the beef import quota for 2013," prosecutor Supardi said as she read out the indictment during a hearing at the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court on Tuesday.
Summary A still from the official trailer of 'Soekarno - Indonesia Merdeka.' Based on the verdict, the court ruled that producer Raam Punjabi and director Hanung Bramantyo have violated the intellectual rights of the Sukarno family. "It turned out that the party that partnered with me flouted the agreement and made the film different from the original script. It ruined Sukarno's character."
Summary "The three crime scenes were in Gondangdia, Cikini and Menteng," Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. The transfer was conducted in order to ease the investigation and coordination with the courts, he said, adding that the two alleged perpetrators, Hafitd and Assyifa, would also be transferred to Jakarta Police headquarters.
Summary The Jakarta Composite Index added 26.97, or 0.6 percent, to 4,704.21, halting a two-day, 0.2 percent decline. The yield on the ten-year government note fell to 8.2032 percent from 8.2992 percent, according to data from the Indonesia Bond Pricing Agency.
Summary Jakarta. "Last year was a tough year for us as it was filled with political agendas in the first half, while the rising BI [Bank Indonesia] rate affected us in the second half," said Bien Subiantoro, president director at BJB, in the statement.
Summary Jakarta. Tata Motors will be rolling out its microbus public transportation vehicles in Indonesia by the end of the month, as the Indian carmaker tries to take a bigger share of the auto market in the Southeast Asian nation.
Summary Jakarta. Indonesia is set to see at least $7 billion in new investment in the petrochemical sector in the next three years as the domestic industry tries to keep pace with rising demand, according to an industry association. "We consider the petrochemical industry to be crucial to the backbone of our economy," he added.
Summary Jakarta. Indonesian state toll operator Jasa Marga expects its revenue to increase this year, thanks in part to the opening of five new toll roads, according to a company executive. Profit at the company declined to Rp 1.33 trillion last year due to growing expenses.
Summary Jakarta. The supply guarantee, according to Jero, will serve as impetus for the Indonesian government to build another oil refinery as part of its attempt to strengthen the nation's energy security. Representatives from both governments were in Bali for the first Indonesia-Iraq Joint Working Group on Energy, which resulted in the agreement to finalize a draft letter of intent on the crude oil supply arrangement.
Summary The Riau Police are looking into 30 cases of the slash-and-burn forest clearing in Riau province, with the number of cases surpassing the 18 deforestation cases of 2013. As of Tuesday, the Riau Police had named 34 individuals as suspects in forest fire cases in 12 regencies and cities in the province.
Summary Students of four universities grouped under the Jakarta Bird Walk, have called on bird lovers to allow birds to live freely in the natural environment. Echi said the students were proud of being true bird lovers and their main mission was to identify all the bird species that call the city home.
Summary In less than two years of leadership, Jokowi has made dozens of staff transfers in the Jakarta administration. "I call on the new mayor to focus on four areas in West Jakarta: the Old Town, Tambora, Kalijodo and a slaughter house in Kapuk," he said.
Summary Police swarmed the streets after a gunman shot dead a soldier guarding the National War Memorial, reports CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod. "We were working on the statue, and I heard a bunch of pops. I look across the street and there's a man with a rifle shooting at a bunch of people," a construction worker who witnessed the incident said.
Summary An Oak Forest Park District employee was spraying for weeds Oct. 10 along a small creek next to a playground at the park in the 15500 block of Waverly Avenue and saw what appeared to be two human legs sticking out from a bundle of tree branches, police told the Southtown Star.
Summary A police report said Margot Blacker, a longtime local fixture of the political left who served on City Council from 1989 to 1997, admitted taking the signs last week because she believed pro-gun groups had stolen her signs promoting tougher firearms laws.
Summary New York/Washington. The Fed's Office of Inspector General said on Tuesday one of the key flaws it uncovered in its probe of the 2008 transaction at the Wall Street bank was the New York Fed's over-reliance on certain personnel who left the supervisory team in 2011. According to the report, the New York Fed identified the risks and planned two examinations of the bank's CIO office.