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Edition 23 November 2020

  • The Palace-Petamburan Fiery Road
    Cover Story

    The Palace-Petamburan Fiery Road

    Rizieq Shihab’s return to Indonesia caused a panic within the government. President Joko Widodo is reportedly furious that crowds were allowed to gather at events involving the Islam Defenders Front leader. He reprimanded his subordinates for providing inaccurate data and failing to prevent masses from gathering. The Indonesian Military responded by putting troops on alert and taking down attributes promoting Rizieq.

  • A Reunion’s Complicated Consequences
    Cover Story

    A Reunion’s Complicated Consequences

    Following a large Islam Defenders Front event in Petamburan, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan was questioned by the police. The regional government’s stance prior to the event was indeed ambiguous.

  • Next in Line for Police Chief
    Cover Story

    Next in Line for Police Chief

    Nana Sudjana’s removal adds tension to the competition for National Police chief. Jokowi’s former aide is the only candidate left in the Solo Gang.

  • The TNI Commander Supports Me
    Cover Story

    The TNI Commander Supports Me

    Jakarta Military Area Commander Maj. Gen. Dudung Abdurachman:

  • Rupiah, Hostage of Interest Rate
    Market Pulse

    Rupiah, Hostage of Interest Rate

    When things go awry, the US dollar and gold will be the shelters of choices. Such is tradition in the financial market.

  • Japanese Port Project in West Java
    Economy

    Japanese Port Project in West Java

    The consortium under Chairul Tanjung is one step away from being the operator of the Patimban Port. Pelindo II’s ambitions were crashed long before the bidding began.

  • The Renewed Spirit of Rebana
    Economy

    The Renewed Spirit of Rebana

    The government prepares to develop the areas around Patimban Port, by involving regional administration and the private sector.

  • Racing against Patimban
    Economy

    Racing against Patimban

    The plan to operate Patimban Port raised concerns of a market war with Tanjung Priok Port. Pelindo II has chosen to focus on improvements.

  • land dispute in cakung
    Law

    land dispute in cakung

    The National Land Agency punished some of its officials for issuing a certificate for some disputed plots of land. The claim to the land harnessed the negligence of some law enforcers and government officials.

  • Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency, Sofyan Djalil: Some Officials Are Careless
    Law

    Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency, Sofyan Djalil: Some Officials Are Careless

    The central government decided to get involved in a dispute over 7.7 hectares of land in Cakung, East Jakarta.

  • Law

    Law

    whistleblower under pressure

    A student of the Semarang State University is accused of being supporters of the Free Papua Organization after he went to the Corruption Eradication Commission reporting an alleged corruption by the rector. He and his friends receive repeated pressure from the campus.

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  • News Capsule

    Reckless Opening of Schools

    Reckless Opening of Schools

    THE education and culture ministry is permitting face-to-face classes in schools to resume beginning January 2021.

  • Interview

    There Is Vacuum in Muslim Leadership

    There Is Vacuum in Muslim Leadership

    Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Former Vice President:

  • Art & Culture

    The Young, the Weightless, the Joyous

    The Young, the Weightless, the Joyous

    The Indonesian Dance Festival was held online, showcasing young choreographers. The event invited ordinary people to dance along during the opening. But the message that dance can help heal during the pandemic, was not exactly delivered.

  • Letters

    Millennial Generation’s Mental Health

    MENTAL health is our mental condition or that of our mind. Mental health is affected by external and internal factors normally occurring in daily life and impacting somebody over a long term.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    Deep Clean

    A diver from the Tunas Bahari Maluku community holds plastic garbage in the Haruku Island waters, Maluku, Tuesday, November 10. The sea-cleaning movement is carried out to commemorate the National Heroes Day./ANTARA/Muhammad Adimaja/pras.

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  • 3Ms
    Cartoon

    3Ms

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Electoral Politics Behind Rizieq
    Opinion

    Electoral Politics Behind Rizieq

    The return of Muhammad Rizieq bin Hussein Shihab two weeks ago was like opening Pandora’s box.

  • An Irony at the State University
    Opinion

    An Irony at the State University

    The Semarang State University punished a student who reported the rector to the Corruption Eradication Commission. A muzzling of criticism.

  • People’s Right to Clean Air
    Opinion

    People’s Right to Clean Air

    A United Nations special rapporteur wrote his opinion to the Central Jakarta District Court, which has yet to rule on a lawsuit filed by Jakartans over polluted air. The judges need to care more about the environment.

  • Profit Sharing at Patimban
    Opinion

    Profit Sharing at Patimban

    The victory of the CT Corp consortium in the pre-qualification for the tender to operate the Patimban Port was planned from the outset. There are indications that it is a way to return favors to supporters of the government.

  • Sidelines

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