Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Cyber Forces @ War

Rivalry between the three candidates vying for the Jakarta governorship is heating up just weeks ahead of the February 15, 2017 election.


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KPK Targets Illegal Oil Palm Companies

Syahrul Fitra, who visited Surya Dumai Agrindo's plantation area as a legal researcher from the Jakarta-based Auriga Nusantara Foundation, pretended to be a local resident in order to penetrate the…

Delinquent Plantations

Increase in palm oil plantations acreage does not always mean an increase in tax revenues. A report by Special Committee on Oil Palm Plantation Monitoring of the Riau



The Run on Banks Scare
The rumors of a run on banks spread like wildfire on social media. It appears to be a form of pressure directed at the…


Ahok Losing Ground

Indikator Politik's (Political Indicator) survey conducted from November 15 to 20 shows Basuki Tjahaja Purnama's (Ahok) electability and popularity declining significantly. In May, Ahok's popularity was still at 38 percent.…



Setya Novanto Reinstated as DPR Speaker
THE Golkar party has decided to reinstate Novanto as speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR), replacing Ade Komarudin. The decision was taken…


Tax Amnesty Loophole

The transaction last Monday went quickly and smoothly. At 8pm, Handang Soekarno, head of the Preliminary Evidence Investigation Sub-Directorate of the Finance Ministry arrived at a Spring Hills apartment unit…


Saving Endangered Sharks

Off the Menus, Into the oceanPaul Friese established the Bali Sharks Rescue Center in Denpasar after witnessing sharks being butchered at the local market. With the help of local fishermen,…

From Hunting to Protecting Sharks

Supardi, 44, had been a fishermen for most of his life. He would venture far out on the ocean and spend a few days at a time. Sharks were once…


Indonesia's Double Win

Indonesia can be proud of the report from Fuzhou, China, two weeks ago. Indonesian badminton athletes grabbed two top titles in the China Open Super Series Premier 2016. Men's doubles…


Fidel CastroCuba's leader of revolution, dies at 90

Fidel Castro, who died at the age of 90, was at once idealistic and pragmatic. Critics saw him as a stubborn bully who violated human rights, banned opposition parties and…


Edy Rahmayadi, PSSI ChairmanWe are starting from a position of less than zero

On the shoulders of Indonesian Military (TNI) Lt. Gen. Edy Rahmayadi, 55, lie the hopes of football fans in Indonesia. People pray that Edy, who was elected chairman of the…