Tempo English Weekly

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Market Pulse: Stopping Power, Renegotiating Contracts

Lately, the State Electricity Company (PLN) has attracted much attention.


MINING : Three Mining SOEs Now Owned by Inalum


The Digital Revolution

The digital revolution is staring at us in the face and we must study this new development carefully.

Cleaning Up the Budget

There seems to be a climate of returning favors around the process of drafting the Jakarta Annual Budget. There must be no compromises for political deals.



BUMD's Poor Services


New Electricity Tariff a Burden

THE energy and mineral resources ministry’s plan to simplify the classification of non-subsidized home electricity is perceived as a burden for the majority of lower-income customers.

Diplomatic Bag

Indonesia-Malaysia Want Border Agreements to be Finalized

Indonesia and Malaysia want negotiations to review the decades-old Border Trade Agreement (BTA) and Border Cross Agreement (BCA) to be finalized immediately.

Afghanistan Peace Council Requests Indonesia’s Contribution

The Afghanistan High Peace Council expects Indonesia’s contribution to establishing peace in their country.



Religions have appropriated God-and this seems to be the most serious problem of our times.


Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla: I Had To Protect the President

SETYA Novantos alleged involvement in the massive electronic ID card (e-KTP) corruption scandal troubles Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla.


A Shining Light

Djohan Effendi was passionate about keeping an open attitude in religious matters. He defended the rights of religious and faith-based minorities. He was often criticized as being an Ahmadi.

Word Watch


Chairil Anwar, Indonesia's famous and arguably favorite poet, who died in 1949 at the young age of 26, wrote a poem in 1943 (during the Japanese occupation) about the Javanese…


Trash Management

The country's swelling trash issue has caused a cascade of problems, turning neighborhoods into slums, and causing floods that severely harm quality of life, especially in densely populated neighborhoods.


Sandiaga in Two Investigations

The police are currently holding a suspect in the investigation into embezzlement at Japirex. Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno, who is also been reported for fraud, is implicated.

Between Two Court Hearings

KPK investigators questioned Setya and witnesses in marathon sessions so that the case can quickly go to trial. The anti-corruption agency is racing against Setya’s pre-trial motion.


Phantom Projects Approved

The DPRD has again begun an enthusiastic discussion on the regional budget. New projects were included and the budget allocation for old projects was increased by Rp3 trillion.