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Pokemon Go players flock Jakarta stadium

Members of the Pokemon Go Indonesia community flocked Bung Karno Stadium in South Jakarta at 7 a.m. on Sunday to catch Pokemon species. From the stadium, they marched to the fX Senayan shopping mall bus stop and headed to Semanggi city park, then returned to the stadium to catch the species, said to include Doduo, Bulbasaur, Horsea and Pikachu, among

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Jakarta attack : Bali security beefed up

Security across Bali has been increased after a threatening letter was sent to a government office less than a week after the deadly terror attack in Jakarta. The letter was sent to Buleleng in Bali's north and warned the holiday island could be the next target, threatening attacks in Denpasar and Singaraja. Indonesian police said while the letter could be

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Jakarta bombing mastermind “IT expert”

National Police spokesperson Insp.Gen. Anton Charliyan said on Sunday that Bahrun Naim, aka Singgih Tamtomo, aka Abu Rayan, the alleged orchestrator of suicide bombings and gun attacks in Central Jakarta on Thursday, which left eight people dead, was an information and technology (IT) expert. Anton said Bahrun made use of his technological expertise to

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Ahok recruits bus drivers

Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama aims to recruit thousands of drivers for city-owned PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta ) buses by offering a salary of around Rp.9.3 million, as part of the capital’s efforts to improve public transportation. The city administration has opened recruitment for drivers and onboard personnel, with 6,000 spots

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Film festival brings the light of science

Hundreds of children slid nervously back and forth on their white chairs. Those who could not find a place sat on the ground. Each of the boys and girls wore baby blue T-shirts bearing the slogan, “Science Film Festival Indonesia” they waited for the lights to be turned off and the films to start. The newly opened Science Film Festival, now in its sixth

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Jokowi kicks off LRT construction

The first phase of building Jakarta’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) has started, with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo pushing the button to officially kick off construction in Jakarta on Wednesday, a week after signing the relevant presidential regulation (Perpres). “We talked about this project three years ago with Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama – then

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