Tempo English Weekly

The Heat's on Bumi

London-listed coal miner Bumi Plc has launched a probe into irregularities at Bumi Resources and Berau Coal. This is yet another turn in a long-running dispute between old colleagues.

Teaming at the Top

The appointment of a fresh board of directors at state forestry firm Inhutani is allegedly fraught with nepotistic practices.


Show of Might in Jakarta Land Dispute

Two major business groups fight over land owned by the Fatmawati Foundation, and valued at Rp 400 billion. Tommy Winata's was reportedly cited.

Bloody Brawls at Bulungan

Vicious brawling between students of the two most-favored schools in Jakarta recently claimed a life. A pledge to keep the peace can no longer be enough.


Forced to Jump ship

Scores of police investigators at the KPK have been forcibly recalled to the National Police Headquarters. Without replacements, the KPK's effectiveness will be impaired.

A Trail of Tell-tale Signatures

A subcontractor had prepared the tender documents and presentation for the driving simulator project, which was submitted to the National Police Chief.


The Sacred Vow

Water, forest, land and stone identify the Mollo tribe of South-Central Timor regency of East Nusa Tenggara. When a marble mining company drilled its way through the sacred hills of…

One Body, Many Clans

The Mollo region in South-Central Timor is the source of water and was once, the beginnings of a big kingdom on Timor Island. If the Mollo vanish, the land will…




Requiem for a Massacre


The police have withdrawn their investigators from the KPK. The solution can be independent investigators.


The Prince