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Edition 18 December 2018

  • Less Than Desirable Effect
    Cover Story

    Less Than Desirable Effect

    Four months into his vice-presidential candidacy, some consider Ma’ruf Amin as contributing little to Joko Widodo’s popularity....

  • Weak Support from Muhammadiyah
    Cover Story

    Weak Support from Muhammadiyah

    Ma’ruf Amin has not been a strong magnet for Muslim circles. Jokowi has taken it upon himself to approach Muhammadiyah voters....

  • The Kyai’s Slim Impact
    Cover Story

    The Kyai’s Slim Impact

    Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin’s National Campaign Team is of the opinion that the Kyai (Muslim leader) has not significantly impacted the popularity....

  • I Always Downplay the Anti-Islam Issue
    Cover Story

    I Always Downplay the Anti-Islam Issue

    WHEN he was appointed as President Joko Widodo’s candidate running mate in August, Kiai Haji Ma’ruf Amin immediately stepped on the gas. ...

  • Moving Into the Bullring

    Moving Into the Bullring

    The Prabowo-Sandiaga camp is planning to move their campaign headquarters to Central Java in order to steal votes away from Jokowi....

  • The Curse of The Curve

    The Curse of The Curve

    The Curse of The Curve...

  • Gripped by Induction Steel

    Gripped by Induction Steel

    Reinforcing steel bars producers flocked to Indonesia as they are no longer wanted in homeland China. ...

  • Steel Tariff Manipulation

    Steel Tariff Manipulation

    Steel importers from China manipulate alloy steel tariffs to be exempted from duty fees....

  • Securing the Draft Mining Regulation

    Securing the Draft Mining Regulation

    The regulation on coal and mineral mining is revised for the sixth time. Coal businesses with first-generation contracts enjoy the revision....

  • Hypnotized by  the Miracle Coin

    Hypnotized by the Miracle Coin

    Thousands are gypped into investing in bitcoin with losses amounting to trillions of rupiah. Most of the perpetrators are Malaysian citizens....

  • Outreach


    Going organic

    A farmers group on the slopes of Mount Merbabu, Central Java, are protecting the region’s biodiversity through organic farming.


  • National

    Pressing the Bill on Eliminating Sexual Violence

    A civil society coalition is urging the House of Representatives (DPR) to quickly pass a Bill on the Elimination of Sexual Violence. ...

  • Letters

    Disappointed by CIMB Credit Card Customer Service

    Disappointed by CIMB Credit Card Customer Service...

  • Cartoon

    *Pardon me... Happy International Anti-corruption Day...

    **(Name Tag) Prof. Dr. Ir. R. Corruptor More Glorious and Powerful Msc. Etc....

  • The Ma’ruf Factor

    The Ma’ruf Factor

    It is fair to say that Ma’ruf Amin was chosen as vice-presidential candidate with a very short notice....

  • Who Gets the Money?

    Who Gets the Money?

    President Joko Widodo has promised a big budget for a cultural trust fund. This must be monitored closely....

  • Dangerous Steels

    Dangerous Steels

    Nothing has been done about mills producing low quality steel. It is possible that this steel is being used for infrastructure projects....

  • Stopping Sexual Violence

    Stopping Sexual Violence

    The anti-sexual violence bill must be passed immediately. It is time law enforcement took the side of the victim....

  • Sidelines


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