Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A Mysterious Neighbor in Los Angeles

Police reported that Johannes Marliem committed suicide. No one saw his body or burial. the fbi raided the home of the director of biomorf two weeks ago. it was suspected…

Scene & Heard

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Degan Septoadji

Mortar & Pestle Show


Foreign Minister

Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi: ASEAN’s stability does not fall from the sky


Sea / Fire

In 1948, Chairil Anwar wrote Agreement with Bung Karno:



Megawati and Yudhoyono Shake Hands



Alibaba Invests in Tokopedia

A New Chapter for Freeport

Negotiations on the divestment of 51 percent of Freeport’s shares face new hurdles. The mining giant Rio Tinto has a 40 percent stake in the Grasberg mine. The world’s second…


Saved by the Forensics

For the first time, forensics involving dental records and bone records were used as evidence to save a teenager on death row from being executed.

Postcards and a first taste of chocolate

From a pile of postcards featuring European landscapes, Yusman Telaumbanua picked only one to boost his spirits while in jail. The card he picked did not bear a picture of…


giving children on the Border a headstart

The Indonesian government mandates a 12-year compulsory education starting at the primary school level. But there is no similar invocation for early childhood education, a process experts say is crucial…

Improving Belu’s Teachers

The Belu Regency has 400 pre-school teachers, most of whom are high-school graduates and housewives. Save the Children and Belu’s education office equip these teachers with pedagogy training.


Murder in Charlottesville

In a display of hatred and racism, a massive white supremacist demonstration was recently held at Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park in Virginia. One person was killed.


Marliem’s Mysterious Death

Reports about the death of Johannes Marliem show that rumors spread faster than confirmed facts. The director of Biomorf Lone LLC, a company in the United States, was reported to…

Escaping the Death Penalty

The Supreme Court has corrected the death sentence imposed on Yusman Telaumbanua when he was still underage. A grave mistake.

Letter From

Time Flies

Time flies. We never really count the days, but exactly on this week 18 years ago, Tempo English was first published.


The DPR Budget Controversy

The House of Representatives (DPR) have requested to have their budget increased by 70 percent for next year, do you agree?