Category Archives: General

NtJP in brown envelope shock!!

Indications from the Kemang Commercial Court are that, short of the odd brown envelope, the deal with Mata Pribadi will get approval this coming Friday. While Mata Pribadi‘s plans are not yet in the public domain, we understand that they will be publishing … Continue reading

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Will cost me my virginity, ya!

Selamat pagi semua, the Editor is now a guest in an undisclosed jail in East Jakarta and earlier sent me this e-mail. I plan to visit him this afternoon. Mas Budi, this is costing me 20,000 roops to send on … Continue reading

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Editor in arraignment crisis!!!

For the Editor, yesterday was to prove to be a day of mixed fortunes as, after hitting his best ever round of 39-43-82 on the wonderful Rainbow Hills course and a fast journey both ways on a Jagorawi Tol where … Continue reading

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Editor in arrest shock!!!

The Editor was arrested a little earlier this evening and is currently in police custody. It is understood that he will be questioned by a judge tomorrow morning. We expect to bring further news and analysis of the situation around … Continue reading

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NtJP in moggok shock!!

Not the Jakarta Post employees delivered a stinging rebuke to the journal’s management this evening in this statement e-mailed to the Editor at 17:30 today’ just as he was preparing to break his fast at Warung Budi on Rasuna Said. … Continue reading

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Justice in Indonesia – a topical roundup with no comment from us

The PAMEKASAN DISRICT COURT sentenced a woman to time served last Monday. Her crime was stealing a used sarong valued at Rp 3,000 (35 US cents). The housemaid previously told the court that she stole the garment along with some … Continue reading

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Georgia on my mind

There is clearly a trust issue around local government in Pondok Indah.  Almost 50% of those voting in our quiz on the guilty party in the massive cheating going on in school examination results that we reported Saturday chose the … Continue reading

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