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Cabinet Clashes

Dinner at the official residence of Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla on Tuesday night last week was special. That evening, the host had invited his special staff and some close…

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Economy

A Dismal Week

Even in a tough week, one can usually find something positive to cheer about ...

FLY-by-Night Garuda

Rizal Ramli shared his concerns with President Joko Widodo in a meeting in mid- July ...

National

Up for Grabs

Prominent volunteers who supported Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla during the presidential election last year gathered for a special meeting in Casablanca, South Jakarta, on Thursday two weeks ago ...

Partisan Envoys

Patrice Rio Capella was enjoying his year-end holiday in Munich, Germany, when he received a call from Jakarta ...

Environment

Cleaning up Code

Kampung Code, a settlement beneath Gondolayu Bridge in Yogyakarta, sits like a labyrinth upon the riverbanks, with hundreds of steep steps encircling the rows of homes in a kind of concrete web ...

Rescue Mission for Indonesian Coral

Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has unveiled a plan to scale-up the preservation of Indonesia's ailing coral reefs, with hopes to expand protected waters from the current 16 ...

Word Watch

Bang!

That's the sound guns make ...

Weekly Business

Weekly Business

MONETARYForeign Exchange Purchases limited Bank Indonesia is poised to tighten up purchases of foreign currency in an effort to reduce the speculation that is pushing down the rupiah's exchange rate ...

Outreach

Life-Giving Lakes

Gadis Sri Haryani always starts her presentation with a display of photographs ...

Facts about Indonesian Lakes

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Opinion

The Odd Man Out

President Joko Widodo's cabinet reshuffle two weeks ago prompted a few questions ...

Presidential Office Prospects

There is one remaining task that needs to be done following the cabinet restructuring three weeks ago ...

Asean & Beyond

Bloody Blast in Bangkok

Tommy Goh, 56, was on his way to the Ratchaprasong intersection in Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, on Monday afternoon last week ...

Horizons

Kaboel Karso: A Journey of the Heart

Kaboel Karso was busy at the Javanese Diaspora Conference held in Yogyakarta on August 15-16 ...

Law

One Case, Many Verdicts

A seven-year-old boy named Leo—not his real name—surprised his parents last July with an admonishment: "Papa and Mama, you must have forgotten, I've been attacked by a zombie in the toilet!" Putri, Leo's mother, had let him go to the bathroom by himself ...

A Day of Reckoning

SUPERSEMAR Foundation Chairman Subagyo was taken aback by a news report Monday two weeks ago: His foundation had been defeated at the Supreme Court and would have to pay trillions of rupiah in compensation to the state ...

Letters

Letter

Letter from the Publisher Dear Readers, With this issue, Tempo English magazine reaches its 15th year of publication, meaning that since September 12, 2000, 840 editions have been published ...

Interlude

Hidden Homes of Heroes

The uninhabitable structure is believed to be the former home of Eduard Douwes Dekker, or Multatuli, the author of Max Havelaar ...

Heritage in Tatters

The house is locked up and no one lives there ...

Science & Technology

Papua's Plight

THE cause of the crash of Trigana Air IL-257 plane two weeks ago remains a mystery ...

Sidelines

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