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IN the past two weeks, we have been honored with various awards. The press and journalistic community's appreciation of our investigative work, creative designs, innovations and for the dedication of…

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Economy

Market Pulse: Dressing Up for Hot Money

When the political climate heats up, there will be movements of hot money that impact the fate of all Indonesians. These do not come from the illegal fruits of crime,…

The End of Divisive Leadership

Pertamina CEO Dwi Soetjipto was seen pacing the floor of his third floor office at the headquarters of the state oil and gas company, last week. Assisted by his secretary,…

Weekly Business

TransportationLight Rail Transit Project Postponed Until 2019

President Joko Widodo has put off the completion target for the light rail transit (LRT) project until 2019. "I want to make certain that the LRT project development can be…

Law

Clemency After a Secret Meeting

Antasari Azhar says he no longer holds a grudge for the hard times he endured during his seven years in prisont. But Antasari still insists that the police reinvestigate the…

International

Jose Manuel Barroso: Forces Of Integration In Europe Are Stronger Than Forces Of Disintegration

Jose Manuel Barroso is adamant in his stance that the European Union remains a solid alliance of 28 member states, despite recent dramatic changes and serious challenges. In 2012, during…

News Capsule

Sukamiskin's Corruptors to Be Transferred

Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly has confirmed the decision to transfer corruption inmates at Sukamiskin Penitentiary to other prisons. The move came after Tempo's investigative report exposed inmates…

Outreach

Combatting Malnutrition

Kiddie Nutritious Food

FOR Yeny Sunaria Haning, corn starch is not just good for making porridge or as a thickening agent for food. Mixed with breast milk, maizena or cornstarch becomes a supplementary…

Sidelines

Caritas

Truth has been dethroned. It has become chance. When we become sick to death witnessing polical campaigns that sell themselves agressively to the masses while mobilizing intellectuals considered respected and…

Indicator

Standardizing Khatib at Friday Prayers

THE government has proposed standardizing Friday prayer khatib (preachers or persons delivering sermons) to the House of Representatives (DPR). The proposal, said Minister for Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, is…

Interview

Above the Constitution is God

The plan of Constitutional Court Chief Justice Arief Hidayat, 61, to take some days off in his hometown of Semarang three weeks ago, was not to be. When he landed…

Opinion

'Negative Sovereignty' and Jakarta's Gubernatorial Election

Campaigns for the election of regional chief executives in the past three months have exposed the dirty side of democracy. Most candidates running for office this Wednesday have fallen into…

At Cross Purposes over Media Verification

Diplomatic Bag

Indonesia and Singapore Complete Border Agreement

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her Singaporean counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan exchanged instruments of ratification for a treaty between the two countries on the delimitation of the territorial seas in the…

Indonesia to Expand its Market in Africa

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi went on a tour in Africa in a bid to improve and intensify Indonesia's relations with countries of that continent. Her first stop was Cairo, Egypt,…

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