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EDITION Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Good, the Bad and the Not so Ugly

CABINET Secretary Andi Widjajanto carried a large folder as he quickly exited the back door of his office at the State Secretariat main building, located at the Presidential Palace complex…

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Letters

Letter

KPK Selection Committee Chair's Clarification Thank you for publishing my interview in last week's Tempo edition of June 22-28, 2015, under the headline "We want the KPK to Regain its Authority" ...

Opinion

Slips and Slackers

PRESIDENT Joko Widodo's plan for an imminent cabinet reshuffle is the most logical option, given that several polls had shown the people's dissatisfaction with the government's performance ...

Wiretap Wisdom

IT would have been much more difficult to uncover the collusion between politicians and officials at Musi Banyuasin, South Sumatra, if the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) did not have the authority to tap telephone calls ...

Weekly Business

Weekly Business

OIL AND GASPertamina Backs East Kalimantan in Mahakam Block The government has instructed state-owned PT Pertamina to guarantee regional governments in East Kalimantan a participating interest in the Mahakam Block ...

Diplomatic Bag

Indonesia, Vietnam Double Trade Target

Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi expressed Indonesia's desire to strengthen economic relations with Vietnam during an official visit by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on June 25 ...

Interview

Peter Sondakh: There's no Science to Maneuvering

LAST month, the giant Indonesian palm oil company, Eagle High Plantation, sold off 30 percent of its shares, valued at US$632 million, and the stock exchange Eagle 7 percent to 2 ...

Indicator

Soccer Mafia Exists

Tempo ...

National

Crumbs of a Crime

TIGA Nyonya restaurant and gallery is one of Pahri Azhari's favorite places to spend his free time ...

A Family Affair

BASYIR Ahmad, the Mayor of Pekalongan in Central Java, had two important meetings last week ...

Column

Support for the Rupiah

Dian Ayu Yustina* Recent shifts in the global economy has put considerable pressure on the rupiah ...

Environment

Hornbills Hunted in Leuser

With populations of rare mammals on the decline in Mount Leuser National Park (TNGL), wildlife poachers are increasingly targeting therangkong, or wild hornbill, as a source of illicit income ...

Sidelines

Obesity

It is not death that destroys a conqueror, but obesity ...

Outreach

Village Torch Bearers

As Bright as Batang Uru Concerned about his village's lack of electricity, Linggi installed micro-hydro devices on a shoestring budget in South Sulawesi ...

Harvesting Wave Energy

Seventeen street lights shine over Ped village's unpaved roads on Bali's Nusa Penida Island ...

Economy

Too Little to Make a Difference

Last week, the government issued a series of long-awaited policies to try and breathe some life into our lackluster economy ...

Cattle Wars

A meeting held last April among members of the Association of Meat Producers and Feedlot Indonesia at the association's office in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, ended in tumult ...

Interlude

Not (Just) a Trip Down Memory Lane

Aboard the steamboat, for months, the sound of kentongan (bamboo gong) reverberated in Tjalie Robinson's ears ...

Tjalie Robinson, the Turtle is Flying

"I did not care that people wanted to call me 'neither fish nor fowl', and wanted to label me (an Indo), either Indonesian or Dutch ...

Word Watch

Me

Jennifer Lindsay All through the day, I me mine, I me mine, I me mine', the Beatles' song goes ...

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