Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Monday, November 06, 2017

Infrastructure for All

With a state budget that continues to rise annually, President Joko Widodo has been pushing forward with infrastructure construction projects in most parts of the country. This work is not…




The Infrastructure Dilemma

Too Little Too Late

Poor oversight caused the tragic Kosambi fire. Workplace safety regulations need to be revised.


Market Pulse: Threat Behind the Euphoria

Learning Sharia in the Middle East

Muslim-majority countries are scrambling to get investors in sharia capital markets. Indonesia wants to collaborate with Dubai in building a sharia stock exchange.

Asean & Beyond

Keeping Extremism at Bay

A group of Muslim leaders in Singapore are fighting against extremism in the country by reaching out to ‘radical’ detainees, their families as well as the Muslim community.

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security of Singapore, Teo Chee Hean: Communities Should Take a Strong Stand against Extremism


The Mystery of BPK Auditor

Five Corruption Eradication Commission investigators and prosecutors were reported to the police. Some believe the move to be a counterattack against the anticorruption agency.

Neli and Subaikah’s Last Salary

Underaged children were hired as laborers at a firework factory that exploded in Kosambi, Tangerang. They were compelled to work because education was no longer free.


Improving the Lives of Strays

While many Indonesians are aware of the relentless efforts to preserve Indonesian wildlife, only a handful are interested in protecting neglected domestic animals. According to Garda Satwa Indonesia, there are…

Anisa Ratna Kurnia, Secretary of Garda Satwa Indonesia: We Need Education and a Legal Umbrella