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Rapid Rail Balancing Act

During a meeting break at his office last Monday, Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution pulled Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan aside for a chat. He asked Jonan the latest…

Konten Bonus!

Macro ok but Micro not so

The rupiah continues to perform better than expected, hovering steady just below Rp14,000 per US dollar ...


The Former Machete Vendor of Gunung Biru

ANDI Baso Tahir has many, many memories of Santoso, Indonesia's most-wanted fugitive ...

National Police Chief Gen. Badrodin Haiti:Terrorists are shifting their targets

THE January 14 bomb attack on Jalan Thamrin in Central Jakarta confirmed National Police Chief Gen ...


Deviant or Not?

Tempo ...

Asean & Beyond

MalaysiaNajib Cleared Of US$681 Million Bribery Allegations

Malaysian Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has declared there was no sufficient evidence to indict Prime Minister Najib Razak over allegations of receiving illicit money worth US$681 million ...


On the Alert For Mosquito-Borne Zika

UNTIL three years ago, a forest in Uganda called Zika was largely unknown ...

Weekly Business

Weekly Business

TRANSPORTATIONNew Suramadu Toll Rates This Month BASUKI Hadimoeljono, the public works and people's housing minister, is preparing to set new toll rates starting this month for the Suramadu bridge in East Java ...


Caretakers of History

Reviving the Spirit A number of historic sites in Indonesia are being restored to their former glory ...

Harry Widianto, Director for the Conservation of Historical Sites and Museums When the community is involved,conservation is more effective

Conservation is one of the best ways to keep history alive ...


Not a Grandstand Project

President Jokowi may have taken a wrong and dangerous path when he signed, in quick succession, two contradictory regulations that will impact the Jakarta-Bandung rapid rail project ...

Depriving Ahmadiyah of Their Rights

The expulsion of Ahmadiyah followers from Bangka has shown once again the weakness of the state when it comes to protecting minorities ...

Diplomatic Bag

Hungary Offers Clean Water projects, Scholarships

President Joko Widodo welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to the Presidential Palace on Monday to discuss cooperation in water management, renewable energy and education ...


Aburizal Bakrie :The Government Doesn't Want Me as the Party Chairman

The conflict inside the Golkar Party appears to be reaching its final stages ...


Cooking the Books

A series of WhatsApp text messages from an unknown number surprised Yulianto early last January when they popped up on his iPhone ...

IKEA Sued by Ratania

Four workers carefully piled several boxes tagged 'breakable goods' at a Ratania Khatulistiwa company warehouse in Surabaya, East Java, last Thursday ...



BRI's Response In response to Fadri Mustofa's complaint in Tempo's January 11, 2016 edition, we would like to convey the following: We apologize for any inconveniences related to your complaints ...


From Jogja for the World

It took only five minutes for Tri Wagiyati to decide which knitted pieces to work on last Wednesday afternoon ...


Climate Festival

Following up on the Conference of the Parties 21 (COP21) held in Paris last November, the environment and forestry ministry, in collaboration with the Norwegian government and the United Nations Development Programme, held the Climate Festival ...



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