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Edition: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The 'HMK' Code

Investigators from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) approached three shoppers at a cosmetics counter at the Grand Indonesia Mall in Central Jakarta. The three were Patrialis Akbar and two women,…

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Economy

Market Pulse: Dancing Dangerously to Trump's Beat

Short-term populist economic policies are increasingly dominating the world. One is protectionism. In his first days in office, US President Donald Trump immediately pulled his country out of the Trans-Pacific…

Pertamina's Twin Suns

Pertamina CEO Dwi Soetjipto attended last week's press conference alongside the company's board chairman Tanri Abeng, Deputy CEO Ahmad Bambang, Director of Processing Toharso, and Vice President of Corporate Communications…

National

A Slush Fund for 'Mr. DZ'

THE Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has collected overwhelming evidence of bribes paid to Emirsyah Satar, former CEO of Garuda Indonesia airlines. Investigators have identified transfers of funds to Emirsyah from…

Emirsyah Satar: I Have Never Taken Bribes

As soon as he was indicted and accused of receiving bribes from Rolls-Royce, Emirsyah Satar pulled a disappearing act. Tempo visited his South Jakarta residence at Kebayoran Lama on two…

Indicator

FPI Demands Removal of West Java Police Chief

THE clash between the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the Indonesian Marginal Society Movement (GMBI) last January has put GMBI's patron Inspector-General Anton Charliyan under the spotlight. FPI demands Anton's…

Letters

Letters

Disappointed with Uber's Service
AT around 3:30pm on Christmas day, I ordered an Uber car and asked to be picked up at Pondok Gede, setting my destination as Jalan…

Opinion

When Power Corrupts

Another scandal has rocked the Constitutional Court. This time, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) arrested Patrialis Akbar, one of the court's nine justices, on bribery charges. After a similar case…

A Few Good Men

Outreach

Conserving Tradition Saving Forests

The Long Road to Legality
Two villages in Lampung province applied to be part of the Lestari Sustainable Community Forest System. This practice ensures that while forests can…

Protectors Without Protection

There was a time when Nasir could barely catch any fish at sea. At one point, the former fisherman nearly broke one of his oars after spending all night fishing…

Diplomatic Bag

Myanmar to Observe Indonesian Democracy and Pluralism

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi invites Myanmar to learn about democratization, reconciliation, and pluralism from Indonesia. "Solving the issue in Rakhine requires an inclusive economic development," said the minister as she…

Second EU-Indonesia Trade Negotiations in Bali

Indonesia and the European Union (EU) held the second round of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), on January 24-27 in Denpasar, Bali. Iman Pambagyo, director-general of international…

Arts

Death Row Paintings Call for Mercy

The exhibition, Another Day in Paradise, is part of the Sydney Festival and coincided with the 50th anniversary of Australia's final execution of criminals.
Its curators hope the collection,…

Interview

Kiagus Ahmad Badaruddin, PPATK Chairman: I Can Take Chaos If It Brings Positive Results

When he was still the inspector-general at the Ministry of Finance three months ago, Kiagus Ahmad Badaruddin, 59, was angered by a report on a sum of Rp3 billion that…

Sidelines

Pill

There has probably been a type of pill circulating in Indonesia over recent years, leading thousands of people to renounce their own reason. The tablet, as I recall, is Murti-Bing.

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