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The Surya Effect

MEMBERS of the presidential security detail guarding President Joko Widodo have become accustomed to the presence of Surya (whose name means 'sun') Paloh. The National Democrat (NasDem) Party chairman can…

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Surprising BI Rate Hike after the Fuel price Rise

Dian Ayu Yustina* President Jokowi's fuel price announcement was expected, although the day chosen was a bit of a surprise ...

Australia and the Jokowi Era

Dewi Anggraeni* When Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono won the presidential election 10 years ago, the euphoria in Indonesia sent thrills of optimism to Indonesia watchers in Australia ...

Outreach

Defense Against Diseases

Rabies DestroyersWhen rabies broke out in Flores in 1998, the governor decreed that all dogs be killed ...

The Guardian Angel

Sulaeman does pretty well for himself ...

Opinion

Rising Sun

HIS acumen in mixing business with politics has made Surya Paloh an expert in coasting from one regime to another ...

Let Battle commence

THE call to fight the oil and gas syndicate has been launched once again, this time by the government of President Joko Widodo ...

Diplomatic Bag

A Promising Business

Ballroom A of Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta was almost full on Wednesday morning last week ...

Sidelines

Shylock

Religion, race, hatred: elements that easily fuse ...

Economy

Buya's Blessings

The call notifying Syafii Maarif of the arrival of the special guests came two weeks ago ...

Trimming the Subsidy, Boosting Infrastructure

Late in the afternoon on Monday last week, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said learned of a change of plans ...

Letters

Letters

Clarification by Ira Property Lombok With reference to the Island Hunting article in Tempo's November 3-9 issue, regarding Ira Property Lombok, allow us to make the following clarification: 1 ...

National

Thwarting Ahok

The plan was hatched in late October at the Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party's meeting room at the Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) ...

Travel

Alas Purwo: Making it Hard to Save It

Alas Purwo, on Blambangan Peninsula at the southeastern tip of East Java province, is renowned for its lowland tropical rainforests, huge banteng (bull) cattle, scenic proximity to the ocean, pilgrimage spiritual sites and world-class surfing ...

Special Report

Looking for the Perfect Match

The stories of local chief executives obstructing investments are not imaginary ...

Calling all Investors to Bantaeng Regency

The regent's meeting room in Bantaeng, South Sulawesi, was full of bureaucrats ...

Indicator

No Reply Yet to Ahok's Request

Do you believe Jakarta Governor Ahok's insistence can close down the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI)? (November 11-20, 2014) Yes 68,5% 1 ...

Asean & Beyond

Myanmar Proves its Mettle

As regional conferences go, the 25th ASEAN Summit was actually a ho-hum affair, except that it was held for the first time in Myanmar and more importantly, in its new capital city of Naypidaw ...

Interview

Coordinating Minister For Maritime Affairs & Fisheries Indroyono Soesilo:My Colleagues Run, I Look at the Rules First

ONE month after he was appointed coordinating minister for maritime affairs and fisheries, Indroyono Soesilo's working hours have stretched late into the night ...