Tempo English Weekly
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Edition: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Reclamation Project’s Dirty Deeds

Development rights for Island D were issued before the moratorium on land reclamation was lifted. Despite a construction ban, building and houses continue to pop up on the man-made island.…

Archive
Letters

Letters

Cartoon

Cartoon

Opinion

Despicable Somersaulting

Another Fat Bank Account

The KPK is looking into suspicious bank accounts of a Customs official. The reform process is yet to produce results.

Economy

Market Pulse: Worrying Bubbles in Financial Markets

Split Up By Gross Split Scheme

The energy ministry has revised its gross split regulation. Oil and gas contractors protested using various avenus, including requesting help from the Bimasena Forum.

Asean & Beyond

Persecution of the Stateless

Once again, Myanmar’s military is launching a large-scale persecution of the Rohingya ethnic minority. Under fire, Aung San Suu Kyi has chosen to continue the operation.

Interlude

The Carnage of Public Effigies

STATUES and sculptures in public places have been met with fierce rejection in several spots of the country over the past few years. Groups have dismantled and burned down statues…

Lost Statues

Law

Customs Official’s Mysterious Account

An echelon III customs official is believed to have owned bank accounts with irregular transactions involving tens of billions of rupiah. Police began investigating after the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)…

Ahmad Dedi: I’m Only a Witness

National

Momen

Outreach

Celebrating Rural Ecotourism

Of the 10.4 million foreign tourists who visited Indonesia in 2015, some 1.6 million came to enjoy ecotourism. The tourism ministry recorded an increase in the number of ecotourists over…

Kiadan Plaga In A Cup Of Coffee

Organic coffee farming in Kiadan Plaga is the main source of income. It is also a vehicle for the village’s brand of ecotourism.~

Sidelines

Kourbania