Ride Sharing App Will Face Regional Regulations| Join The 18th JFWL by WNJ This Friday!

Dear Jakartans!

After facing much protests in numerous cities in Jakarta from local public transport drivers (especially angkot drivers & car rental services). The rapid-growing online ride-hailing industry may soon have to face significant curbs to its development. In a proposed revision to Transportation Ministerial Decree No. 32/2016, set to become effective on April 1, regional administrations will be able to set a minimum and maximum limit to fares to replace the current mechanism as well as put limits on the number of drivers and fleets, The Jakarta Post reports.

Next Tuesday, don’t forget that it is going to be a public holiday for all Indonesia to honor the Hindu people in celebrating their Day of Silence, or Nyepi. During this day, the entire island will reserve from all daily activities for self-reflection until the following day. To honor the day, Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport will also be temporarily shut down for 24 hours, beginning 6 am on Wednesday, although it will be on standby for emergencies. For all of our Hindu readers, we wish you a peaceful Nyepi day and Caka New Year 1939.

Special for ladies, we cordially invite you to join the 18th JFWL by WNJ this Friday, 24 March 2017 from 6pm onwards at 100 Eatery & Bar, Century Park Hotel, Senayan. This gathering will have an exciting talk show with the authors of the “A Guide to Be Better & Better”: Rosdiana Setianingrum and Rachel Octavia. There will be exciting door prizes to win too! Hurry book your space now & join the excitement to meet this fantastic people behind #betterandbetterbook

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