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 The state-run news agency Antara on Thursday quoted 1st Marshall Fahru Zaini, assistant deputy to the coordinating minister for political, legal and security affairs, as saying that China has included some parts of Indonesian territorial waters in the Natuna Sea, located in the South China Sea, into its nine-dash-line territorial map.
Summary Leading Indonesia rock-blues band Gugun Blues Shelter held a friendly jam session at The Jakarta Post's offices. The band, comprising Mohammad "Gugun" Gunawan on guitar, John "Jono" Armstrong on bass and Adityo "Bowie" Wibowo on drums, wooed the crowd, mostly made up of journalists on a tight deadline, with hits like "Funk No.2", "Captain Morgan", and "Good old days".
Summary Jakarta. "The TNI commander has not yet shared the details of the budget that will be needed, but this has been included in the allocated budget for the military in 2014 and may also extend to the 2015 annual budget. The point is, the development of the Natuna area as a frontier base has been allocated," Mahfudz said.
Summary Jakarta. In order to encourage people to use their feet for short journeys, Azwar suggested the government's first duty be to improve the quality of the sidewalks, expanding them and raising the sidewalk elevation above the road surface.
Summary Mia Nuraini, a 16-year-old junior high school student, reportedly died at the hands of a former boyfriend, a member of the gang. . Sungkono explained that the gang, members of which were riding motorcycles, had forced the victims on their motorcycles to the side of the road in Terogong, Cilandak, and, then, launched the attack using wooden sticks, motorcycle gears and a golf stick.
Summary Empty desks are a commons sight in Jakarta government offices, as in this photo taken immediatly after Idul Fitri in 2013. "We need to know whether it is the number of civil servants or the number of civil servants driving their own private cars that has an impact on the traffic, or if the issue is the [distance between] their houses and the location of their offices," he said.
Summary The chairman of the South Jakarta KPUD, Muhammad Ikbal, told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday, that his office had hired members of the public to fold ballot papers for his region. The South Jakarta office has completed the folding of 1 million paper ballots out of the 4.7 million paper ballots they received from the KPU.
Summary Iowa played one of its best games this season with all of its goals still within reach. Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (15) scores on a 3-yard touchdown run in front of Wisconsin linebacker Vince Biegel, left, during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Iowa City, Iowa.
Summary TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- From his seat on the Alabama bench, Amari Cooper hardly moved. The Tide offense was driving on the other end of the field, but his head never turned. Vogler was helped straight to the locker room after the third quarter injury.
Summary Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk tackles both obesity and diabetes in their current drug pipeline. Research has shown that the increased amount of fat in the body, particularly around the waistline, contributes to the development of insulin resistance.
Summary Coach Eric Brasch said, "It's heartbreaking. It's heartbreaking because there's plenty of teams that can afford to go but don't have near the character that this team does." But like many of his teammates, Walker's family doesn't have the money to send him to the national championships.