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Edition: Monday, October 23, 2017

The Jakarta Bay Battle

Developers working on the Jakarta Bay’s reclamation are lobbying Jakarta’s new governor, Anies Baswedan, to resume the project. Anies is yet to make his position clear.

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Letters

Opinion

In The New Governor’s Hand

A Half Baked Idea

The National Police’s plan to create a special anti-corruption detachment is just another attempt to subjugate the KPK. The President must stand firm against it.

Economy

Market Pulse: Contraction Trap in a Time for Expansion

Peat Lands Resistance

Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper repeatedly proposed revised work plans inconsistent with the new rules of peat administration. They continued making canals and replanting acacia on peat lands.

News Capsule

Momen

International

America’s Secret Telegrams

The United States has opened classified telegrams sent by its Jakarta embassy in the 1965 period, including some containing the names of PKI leaders and a military plan to depose…

Law

Police latest Maneuver

The plan to form a special police anti-corruption detachment is looked at as part of an effort to weaken the KPK. The inquiry committee into the KPK from the start…

Outreach

Modernizing Traditional Cuisine

Though some of Indonesia’s cuisine may be quite well-known, only a handful of regional dishes—such as from Padang, West Sumatra—are truly popular, despite the archipelago’s vastness and its 34 provinces.…

Keeping Kalimantan Cuisine Alive

Meliana Christanty has documented hundreds of Kalimantan’s traditional dishes. She is also popularizing the region’s unique recipes through cooking classes and social media.

Arts

Celebrating Gamelan in Britain

Britain has over 100 gamelan troupes in London, York and Glasgow. Around 15 are actively performing across UK cities and even overseas. The gamelan is now used in therapy for…

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