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The General's Grand Plan

IN the luxury of the 26th floor of the five-star Grand Hyatt Hotel in Jakarta last week, Prabowo Subianto watched the special televised announcement that dashed his hopes of winning…

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Economy

Push and Pull Over The PLN Boss

Officials of two state-owned enterprises (SOEs) were on their way to a meeting at the SOEs Ministry in Central Jakarta ...

The Problem with PLN Batubara

Two months before the end of his term of office, the CEO of PLN Batubara, Khairil Wahyuni, had not lost his optimism ...

Letters

Letter

High Cost of University Education The cost of entrance examinations charged by state universities, at Rp100,000, runs, in my opinion, against Article l 37 paragraph 2 of Law No ...

National

Golkar Official Eyes DPR Top Job

The meeting at the Golkar Party's office at the House of Representatives (DPR), held after lunch on Wednesday last week, was opened by Aziz Syamsuddin, deputy chairman of the Golkar Law Commission ...

Science & Technology

Genetically Engineered Menaces

Monsanto has been involved in Indonesia for more than 25 years, beginning in 1987 with the Roundup brand of agricultural herbicide ...

Interview

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama:I'm the governor now

JOURNALISTS covering Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, are aware that whatever he says can become headlines ...

Law

Aflutter Over Abortion

For nearly a month, debate on the pros and cons of the law on reproductive health has persisted ...

Erlinda-Secretary, Indonesian Commission for the Protection of Children: Rules are often abused

The government's regulation on abortion has triggered significant public controversy, particularly among the state agencies ...

Column

Queuing or not Queuing

Dewi Anggraeni* Indonesia, my native country, has just turned 69 ...

Arts

Fundraising and Gender Justice

Held for the first time since friends of Saparinah Sadli founded the award to seek women leaders in the spirit of its namesake a decade ago, the event was held on July 16-17 at the Cemara 6 Gallery and Museum in Central Jakarta, graciously made available by its owner Toeti Heraty ...

Sidelines

Digul

"Tanah Merah ...

Outreach

Wildlife Medicine Men

Elephant Doctors A number of veterinarians provide free treatment for elephants in the settlement ...

The Zoo Consultant

From outside, Wisnu Wardana's animal clinic in Cileungsi, West Java, seems nothing special ...

Opinion

Uneasy Rider

WE should ignore any complaints from presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto following the ruling by athe Constitutional Court ...

The Unclean

MEMBERS of the 2009-2014 House of Representatives (DPR) were the least productive legislators of the reform era ...

Asean & Beyond

North Korean diplomacy in ASEAN

North Korean foreign minister Ri Su-yong made his debut on Asia's biggest diplomatic stage at Myanmar capital of Naypyitaw on August 10 ...

Word Watch

Orientation

Jennifer Lindsay* Over the past couple of months I have been translating a book that frequently refers to compass points ...

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