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EDITION Tuesday, September 02, 2014

A Cabinet Fit For Purpose

A WELL-GROOMED man, exuding a strong scent of cologne, introduced himself as the chairman of the All-Indonesia Keraton Association. "My name is Heru," he said. "Just Heru. From Solo."

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Outreach

Battling HIV/AIDS

Bright Candles For Aids Patients The government of Badung, Bali, mobilized locals to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS ...

Personal Assistants TO expectANT MOTHERS

People often think the Karang Rejo integrated health post (puskesmas) on Jalan Yos Sudarso in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, is a hospital ...

Opinion

Balancing Act

In the run-up to the inauguration of the president and vice president on October 20, rumors about the structure and composition of the cabinet will become louder and more intensive ...

High Stakes

The arrest of two West Java police officers for taking bribes from people running online gambling should make us both happy and annoyed ...

Books

The Instant Noodle Empire

What a triumph! A triumph in detail and a triumph in style ...

Environment

New Monitoring Systems For Environmental Issues

A pair of government institutions each launched monitoring initiatives last week that could have important implications for environmental, natural resource and land issues in Indonesia ...

Sidelines

Iskandar

Revolution always rages before curfews ...

Cartoon
Letters

Letters

Pepsodent Clarifies Thank you for Ibu Saidah's letter Pepsodent Toothpaste published in Tempo's 25-31 August issue ...

Arround The Archipelgo

Bali Holds International Cocoa Festival

Bali Holds International Cocoa Festival Baliís Jembrana regency hosted a festival for cocoa farmers from various countries from August 27-30 ...

Interlude

Taking a Waqf Downtown

Sitting with Heriyanto on a bench in Central Jakarta, it is difficult to imagine that he controls a large, lucrative plot of land near the Tanah Abang Market ...

Singapore's Wakaf Strategy

Are you alcoholic? We can help you here ...

PostScript

On Being Media Literate

At the recently-concluded Global Media Forum in Bali, one issue that was raised in almost all of the sessions was media literacy ...

Economy

Waiting For Cheapo

After three days of long lines at gas stations, Vice President Boediono called a meeting to discuss the subsidized fuel crisis ...

The Pawnshop Operator's New Business

Dozens of trucks loaded with construction materials came and went from state-owned pawnshop operator Pegadaian's office on Jalan Andi Mappanyukki in Makassar, South Sulawesi ...

Indicator

Chasing Uber

Tempo ...

News Capsule

Former KPK Investigations Chief Examined

To shed light on the Hambalang graft case, which concerns a sports center development project in Bukit Hambalang, Bogor, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) examined its former head of investigations, Brig ...

Diplomatic Bag

Indonesia, Australia Mend Ties

The Indonesian and Australian foreign affairs ministers, Marty Natalegawa and Julie Bishop, have signed a joint understanding of a code of conduct and ended a rift that was caused by a spying scandal last year ...

Interview

Chatib Basri

Goal!" came the shout from an 8-year-old boy, catching the attention of everyone nearby ...

Law

Busted Flushes

When is it going to flow out?" the voice on the other line asked Murjoko Budoyono, chief of the West Java Police's violent crime subdirectorate ...

Tackling Online Gambling Sites

AN avatar of a gorgeous, young Chinese girl no longer appears on www ...