Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Unfinished Business

The KPK has indicted former IBRA Chairman Syafruddin Temenggung for corruption in the settlement of BLBI funds. Despite the evident flow of funds, investigation is still far from complete.






Exposing the old BLBI Scandal

Lessons from Success Stories

The government’s protection of migrant workers is lacking, yet workers’ remittances have helped save the country’s economy in times of economic crisis.


Marekt Pulse: What Next After The Jakarta Election?

Where is the Land?

President Joko Widodo wants to expedite agrarian reforms, but not enough land is available.


A Sustainable Marine Economy

Indonesia has the largest marine biodiversity in the world. But bureaucracy, infrastructure, and pollution make it difficult to develop its marine tourism to its full potential.

Asean & Beyond

Trump: US-North Korea Standoff Could End in Major Conflict

Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading “Pukkuksong” during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country’s founding father Kim Il Sung, in this undated photo, released by…

ASEAN Members Discuss South China Sea


Ending Violence against Women

In some patriarchal societies, violence against women is not uncommon. According to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), two out of 11 women in Indonesia are victims of sexual violence committed…

Men’s Movement for Equality

CIS Timor, a non-profit organization in East Nusa Tenggara, established the Laki-Laki Baru (New Men) community. The men-for-gender-equality movement has made strides in reducing excessive masculine traits among youths.

Information Technology

Small-Scale Community Power Generation

A ‘people’s generator’ produces energy from waste, biogas and solar panels. The concept meets the needs of small-scale community power plants.


The Persebaya Legend

this Brazilian former soccer player has fulfilled many dreams in his new home. He brought several Indonesian football clubs to success after ‘accidentally’ finding his way into the country.


I Gede Ari Astina, Rock Musician

When things get bad, artists will speak up


The Jackal