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Winners & losers

THE meeting on the fifth floor of Graha Merah Putih, the office of Telekomunikasi Indonesia in Jakarta, on the first Wednesday in August was attended by all of the company's…

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Konten Bonus!
Outreach

...And the Regreening Goes On

Clearing Oil Palm in LeuserEfforts to restore forest in the Leuser Ecosystem Zone that had lasted for six years ran aground when the gubernatorial succession took place ...

Selat Forest is Green Again

About three kilometers from Selat village's main office, some 5,000 seedlings of hardwood trees such as the Chinese Albizia (Albizia chinensis), white teak (Gmelina arborea), Kadam (Neolamarckia cadamba) and kejimas (Duabanga mollucana) are spread about ...

Indicator

Investigating TrioMacan

Apakah penindakan hukum atas akun Twitter Triomacan dapat menyeret akun-akun lain yang melakukan tindak kejahatan melalui Internet? Yes 82,2% 291 No 12,4% 44 Unsure 5,4% 19 Total (100%) 354 MANY people were relieved after the arrest of three administrators of TrioMacan's Twitter account ...

Sports

The Bridge Champions

When heavy rains fall, the river behind Eddy Manoppo's house in Manado overflows ...

Asean & Beyond

A Maritime Giant and Investor-Friendly Indonesia

President Joko Widodo made his first internation speech during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Beijing, China, on Monday last week ...

Interview

Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti:I don't think i'm Crazy

THE newly appointed minister for maritime affairs and fisheries appeared in casual clothes, although she wore a long skirt down to her ankles ...

Economy

Garnering Consumers through Search Engines

THE entrance to the offices looks old-fashioned ...

Tokopedia on the go

FOR months William Tanuwijaya kept a secret close to his chest: the operating funds of his company, Tokopedia, were set to run out this November ...

Cartoon
Opinion

Faulty Towers

QUESTIONS need to be asked about Telkom's decision to swap part of its stake in Dayamitra Telekomunikasi (Mitratel) for shares in Tower Bersama Infrastructure ...

Cure-All Card

IT is difficult to cast doubt on President Joko Widodo's good intentions in lessening the impact of fuel price increases on lower income families ...

Word Watch

Indonesia

Jennifer Lindsay* On October 20 last, Joko Widodo took the oath of office as the seventh president of the Republic of Indonesia ...

Environment

Shadows Over Aceh's Forests

"Don't let Almira witness the tiger's extinction!" So read one of thousands of tweets that flooded then President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's inbox in late September ...

Harita Implicated in Illegal Forest Destruction, Again

Another Harita Group company has been caught clearing forest outside the boundaries of its concession ...

Diplomatic Bag

Jokowi: Indonesia ready to Support AEC 2015

President Joko Widodo attended his first Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on November 12-13 ...

Sidelines

Sekarpandan

His name is Sekarpandan ...

Law

Another tax Loss in Court

A broad grin spread across the face of Fuad Rahmany, the Finance Ministry's director general of taxation ...

Will the Court Annul the Qanun?

One thousand and three hundred pages worth of lawsuit dossiers were flown from Aceh to Jakarta in early October ...

Letters

Letters

Batam Immigration Office Full of Brokers I recently had a disappointing experience at the Batam Immigration office, on Riau Islands, when I sought to process my own new passport ...

Arround The Archipelago

Gude Red light District Closed

The Madiun regency government has shut down the Gude red-light district ...

PostScript

Light at the End of the Haze?

At the 2014 Haze Roundtable organized by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) earlier this month, two encouraging developments were seen in the 20-year struggle to mitigate the annual environmental scourge ...

On The Record

Sacha Stevenson, Humorist:How to Act Indonesian

Sacha Stevenson is one of the most reviled women on the social media scene in Indonesia, with thousands of hate-mail hits to counterbalance the hundreds of thousands 'thumbs-up' she gets a week ...

Column

Stagnation or Transformation in jokowi's Indonesia?

Olle Törnquist* Indonesia is hailed as a rare showcase 'new democracy ...

Relying on Investment for Growth

Anton Hendranata* For the last four years Indonesia's foreign direct investment (FDI) has almost doubled in size, a significant jump by any measure ...

National

Card Rush

The order came a day before President Joko Widodo was to visit victims of the Mount Sinabung eruption in Karo regency, North Sumatra, three weeks ago ...

A Rush Printing Order

BIMO Sarashadi was rushing to fill a print order for 1,278 social security cards in one night ...