Tempo English Weekly
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Edition: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

In addition to pitching their programs and plans to develop Jakarta, the candidates running for governor used religious sentiments to bring in votes in the second round of the voting.…

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Letters

Letters

Cartoon

Cartoon

Opinion

The Religious Vortex in Jakarta’s Election

Terror from Corruptors

The vicious attack on Novel Baswedan may be linked to one of his cases. An independent fact-finding team must be set up.

Economy

Market Pulse: A Weak Quarter, But Still A Promising Year

The Problem With Korean Grants

The Creative Economy Agency plans to apply an electronic system to report the number of viewers at film screenings. Film producers and people in the film community are split over…

National

Vengeance at Jati Peteng

In an apparent retaliation against the capture of JAD leaders, six armed men attacked a police station, before they were killed in a shootout.

Law

The Novel Attack could be Directed at KPK

KPK investigator Novel Baswedan was a victim of a dastardly acid attack. President Jokowi is urged to form an independent fact-finding team on the motive and people behind it.

Environment

With Haze Contained, Attention Turns To Peatlands

The menacing haze which caused havoc in Indonesia and neighboring countries in 2015 has been contained, thanks to the government’s strict policy enforcement and a prolonged rainy season. Attention is…

Outreach

Treasures On The Coast

Indonesia has a vast potential for marine ecotourism. According to Greenpeace, the country boasts more than 50,000 square meters of coral reefs. Additionally, parts of the archipelago are covered by…

Mangrove Revival

Serdang Bedagai’s fishermen protect their coastal areas by planting mangroves, which they eventually harvest and sell. These fishermen have transformed their neighborhoods into an ecotourism zone.

International

Aggression and Intimidation a'la Trump

The US launched its first military attack against the Assad regime. Is this a strategy to deflect rumors of ties to Russia?

Sidelines

Atheism