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Edition July 17 2018

  • Not A Graceful Exit
    Opinion

    Not A Graceful Exit

    An audit has uncovered alleged violations by Tito Sulistio as head of the Indonesian Stock Exchange. The Financial Services Authority must exercise stricter supervision.

  • Bitter Facts inside Sweet Milk
    Opinion

    Bitter Facts inside Sweet Milk

    The Food and Drug Monitoring Agency must take firm action against condensed milk manufacturers, in addition to regulating labels and advertisements.

  • No Politics for the Police
    Opinion

    No Politics for the Police

    Several police chiefs openly showed support for political candidates during the regional head elections. Their actions have tainted democracy.

  • Now or Never
    Opinion

    Now or Never

    THE Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) should not hesitate to declare Sjamsul Nursalim suspect for misusing the Bank Indonesia liquidity Support (BLBI). This case has been left in limbo for too long in spite of investigators sufficient evidence to arraign the owner of the Gajah Tunggal company on the charges of corruption and collusion.

  • Sjamsul Nursalim's Lawyer, Maqdir Ismail: The Accusation Against Sjamsul and His Wife is an Assumption
    Cover Story

    Sjamsul Nursalim's Lawyer, Maqdir Ismail: The Accusation Against Sjamsul and His Wife is an Assumption

    In the charges against former Head of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung, Sjamsul Nursalim is mentioned as having also committed the crimes as charged by the prosecution.

  • Interview

    Interview

    Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Muhammad Zainul Majdi: I've Supported Jokowi for a Long Time

    Among the many who support President Joko Widodo to run again in the 2019 presidential elections, one stands out for provoking controversy. He is Muhammad Zainul Majdi, Governor of West Nusa Tenggara.

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  • Cover Story

    Sjamsul Nursalim's Lawyer, Maqdir Ismail: The Accusation Against Sjamsul and His Wife is an Assumption

    In the charges against former Head of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung, Sjamsul Nursalim is mentioned as having also committed the crimes as charged by the prosecution.

  • Outreach

    The Story of Kapitan Bagansiapiapi

    Indonesians of Chinese descent have lived in Bagansiapiapi since the start of the 19th century. The kapitan's family helped steer the economy.

  • National

    Caught in KM 75

    Before exiting the Cikampek Toll Road, the vehicle Tasir and Ian Lubis were riding in was overtaken by two black Toyota Fortuners.

  • Economy

    Hampered by Corporate Governance

    The performance of the Indonesian Stock Exchange last year did not go smoothly. The exchange index is not related to the performance of the Stock Exchange directors.



  • Corruption Eradication Commission Chairman Agus Rahardjo: Those Who Benefited Will Be Implicated
    Cover Story

    Corruption Eradication Commission Chairman Agus Rahardjo: Those Who Benefited Will Be Implicated

    It took four years for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to name a suspect in a case of suspect corruption involving the turning over of assets for Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia (BDNI) to meet its financial obligation to repay Bank of Indonesia Liquidity Assistance (BLBI) funds.

  • Syafruddin Is Not Alone
    Cover Story

    Syafruddin Is Not Alone

    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has charged former head of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency, Syafruddin Arsyad Temenggung, of giving a break to businessman Sjamsul Nursalim, resulting in state losses of Rp4.58 trillion.

  • Between Policy and Implementation
    Cover Story

    Between Policy and Implementation

    The KPK is not going to question Megawati Sukarnoputri in a case implicating Syafruddin Temenggung. PDIP's legal team has been following the case for some time.

  • Wavering on an Indictment
    Cover Story

    Wavering on an Indictment

    On at least three occasions, investigators proposed that businessman Sjamsul Nursalim be named a suspect for not fulfilling obligations to repay bank assistance funds. Now the fact he is living in Singapore is being cited as the excuse for not being able to question him.

  • Hampered by Corporate Governance
    Economy

    Hampered by Corporate Governance

    The performance of the Indonesian Stock Exchange last year did not go smoothly. The exchange index is not related to the performance of the Stock Exchange directors.

  • Seven Cases on the Stock Exchange
    Economy

    Seven Cases on the Stock Exchange

    The process of electing the stock exchange directors has unveiled an old, dark secret. The FSA found murky traces from directors, hidden for three years.

  • The Aneemer's Handiwork
    Interlude

    The Aneemer's Handiwork

    Although Jengki-style architecture, which flourished in Indonesia in the 1950-70s, is often considered among modern architectural styles unique to the country, its origins is obscure with no one particular individual credited for its emergence.

  • The Story Behind Jengki Houses
    Interlude

    The Story Behind Jengki Houses

    KEBAYORAN Baru is well-known as the site where 'jengki'-style architecture began to emerge in the 1950s. At the time, jengki-style houses displayed their owners' prosperity. Numerous homes along the upscale Jalan Pakubuwono in South Jakarta applied this architectural style. Although it's not known who first established the style, some say the distinctive characteristic aimed to be a deliberate departure from (Dutch) colonial-style architecture. In his book "Retronesia: The Years of Building Dangerously", Scottish photographer Tariq Khalil explores the history of jengki houses in several Indonesian regions, providing snapshots of these homes as they begin to fall into disrepair.

  • Slavery at a Bird Nest Factory
    Investigation

    Slavery at a Bird Nest Factory

    Many Indonesian workers at Albert Tei's company receive sub-standard wages. Workers are bound by contracts, with clauses that make them subject to fines.

  • Trafficking Humans to Malaysia
    Investigation

    Trafficking Humans to Malaysia

    Indonesian workers are still being sent to Malaysia illegally.

  • Caught in KM 75
    National

    Caught in KM 75

    Before exiting the Cikampek Toll Road, the vehicle Tasir and Ian Lubis were riding in was overtaken by two black Toyota Fortuners.

  • Two Ms on the Frying Pan
    National

    Two Ms on the Frying Pan

    Mahfud Md. dan Moeldoko are currently touted as the strongest candidates for Joko Widodo's running mate in the 2019 presidential election. They are reportedly making moves towards Megawati.

  • The Story of Kapitan Bagansiapiapi
    Outreach

    The Story of Kapitan Bagansiapiapi

    Indonesians of Chinese descent have lived in Bagansiapiapi since the start of the 19th century. The kapitan's family helped steer the economy.

  • A Sacrificial Ritual for Kie Ong Ya
    Outreach

    A Sacrificial Ritual for Kie Ong Ya

    EVERY year, the ethnic-Chinese community in Bagansiapiapi, Riau, celebrate a boat-burning festival as a way to honor their ancestors and preserve a centuries-old tradition.

  • An Old Stadium's New Face
    Sports

    An Old Stadium's New Face

    The World Cup is the biggest event ever held at the Luzhniki Stadium-a historical place that has witnessed the flowering of Russia's sports and elite athletes.

  • Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Muhammad Zainul Majdi: I've Supported Jokowi for a Long Time
    Interview

    Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Muhammad Zainul Majdi: I've Supported Jokowi for a Long Time

    Among the many who support President Joko Widodo to run again in the 2019 presidential elections, one stands out for provoking controversy. He is Muhammad Zainul Majdi, Governor of West Nusa Tenggara.

  • Word, Words
    Sidelines

    Denmark Kopenhagen Word, Words

    We need words. Mankind needs conversation.

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