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Not All the President's Men

MEGAWATI Soekarno

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Traditional Prefab Homes

Less than five minutes from Tomohon, North Sulawesi, rows of wooden houses stand on stilts along a two-kilometer stretch of road ...

Dismantling and Reassembly, Woloan style

Hidden behind two lines of wall fences on Jalan Sekolah Kencana IV in the Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, a wooden house was almost ready ...

Opinion

Cabinet squeeze

PREDICTABLY, the struggle continues among people close to President Joko Widodo over the formation of his cabinet ...

Friend or Foe?

JOKO Widodo and Prabowo Subianto, the two rivals in the recent presidential election, showed what a real democracy can be ...

Law

Bad Report cards for Land Arsonists

The chill blowing from the air conditioners failed to absorb the 'heat' of a discussion at the Riau governor's office on Friday two weeks ago ...

Interview

Muhammad Yusuf, PPATK Director:Some of the ministerial candidates could be indicted

MUHAMMAD Yusuf fidgeted in his chair then crossed his legs ...

National

Late Night on First Day

THE cries caused Joko Widodo to turn around on the front stairs of Merdeka Palace ...

Reconciliation

JUSUF Kalla received a special guest on his first day of work as vice president on Tuesday last week ...

Letters

Letters

Bank Mandiri Credit Card's Powerpoints I am a holder of Mandiri Platinum Visa credit card, said to offer double powerpoints (two points for every Rp2,500 transaction) ...

Arround The Archipelago

Around Th eArchipelago

Ulama's Concern for the Environment The Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) has pledged to protect the archipelago's endangered species with its new Conservation Preachers initiative ...

Word Watch

Pronunciation

Jennifer Lindsay* It is October once again—language month ...

Sidelines

The Throne

The throne looks glittering, but power is a dilemma ...

Cartoon
Indicator

Internet to Build Businesses

Is Jowi's agreement with Mark Zuckerberg to improve small and medium businesses (UKM) through Facebook going smoothly? Yes 58,6% 524 No 32,6% 291 Unsure 8,8% 78 Total (100%) 893 ON October 13, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited Indonesia for some face time with President-elect Joko Widodo ...

Column

Australia Welcomes Jokowi

Dewi Anggraeni* The world is still held in fascination ...

Books

Wayang Potehi of Java

Wayang Potehi of JavaBy Ardian PurwoseputroPublisher: Afterhours Books 2014ISBN 978-602-97507-9-9 The fitting name for Indonesian-born Chinese—the country's significant and largest ethnic minority—is peranakan (children of the Indies), a group that has evolved their own customs, law, dialect, cuisine and performing arts, all of which have become not just the heritage of the country's Chinese citizens but that of every Indonesian ...

Economy

The Butterfly Effect

RUSDI'S fortunes fell along with the price of rubber ...

BAD Credit

Waris never expected that the People's Business Loan (KUR) he applied for in 2012 would cause him problems today ...