Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Monday, December 11, 2017

Going for Second in Command

Some people are poised to run in the 2019 presidential election. Rather than attempting to raise their popularity to run for the presidency, they are traveling around so as to…


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The Palace's Commander of Choice

The replacement of the Commander of the Indonesian Military occurred rapidly. The 2019 General Elections were taken into consideration.

The Career of a President's Friend

AFTER President Joko Widodo submitted Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjantos name to the House of Representatives (DPR) Monday last week to be the Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander, a video shot on…


Low-priced Electricity Resisted

The government’s efforts to lower the cost of renewable energy is still opposed by private developers. It is considered not favourable towards potential investors.

Market Pulse: Contemplation At Year End

Towards year-end, management often reflects and assess recent events-especially those that could have a bearing on next year’s performance.


Chasing Number Two

TWO things will influence the constellation surrounding the 2019 presidential election.

The Price of Neutrality

The new TNI Commander must not repeat the mistakes of his predecessor. He must not become a tool of those in power.



In response to a letter of complaint by customer Bapak Hakim published in Tempo magazine, November 20-26, 2017 edition, titled Stealing Electronic Pulses Through SMS, we have contacted the customer…


Cost-sharing Health Insurance is Not the Solusion

The idea to implement cost-sharing schemes in the National Health Insurance program managed by the Social Insurance Agency (BPJS) was brought up in a plenary session at the House of…

Diplomatic Bag

Indonesia Supports Extraordinary OIC Summit on Jerusalem

Indonesia and other members of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) have agreed on holding an extraordinary summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 13.

Indonesia, Timor-Leste to Improve Economic Cooperation

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her counterpart from Timor-Leste, Aurelio Sergio Guterres, discussed the development of the two countries' economic relationship on the sidelines of the 10th Bali Democracy Forum…


The Night

Slowly but surely, in cities over the world, the night is being


Eric Stover, Director of Human Rights Center University of California, Berkeley: No One Is Above the Law

ERIC Stover gives a voice to victims who cannot be heard from the Bosnia-Herzegovina genocide.


Surin Putsiwan, A Leader Who Inspired

Asean has lost one of its most impressive leaders. He was gracious, humble, positive and, most of all, kind.

Scene & Heard

Budi Karya Sumadi

The Ministers' Band

Regi Wahyu

Celebrating Failure


Celebrating The Two Biennales

JAKARTA Biennale 2017 and Biennale Jogja 2017 launched about the same time in November, each with its own unique approach.


Rice Fields on Shallow Peatland

Pilot rice fields on shallow peatland are now in the works. The Peat Restoration Agency is on the lookout for business partners.


Remembering the Displaced

AFTER 19 years of reformasi, Indonesia is still grappling with issues of human rights.

Still No Road Home

Shia Muslims from Sampang, Madura, have taken refuge in Sidoarjo for over five years. They are still waiting to return home.


Jambi Governor Zumi Zola: I Know Nothing!

A sting operation took place a week after Jambi Governor Zumi Zola signed an integrity pact with the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).

Trading a Life for Cassava

A man in North Maluku died after allegedly being tortured by soldiers. All because he stole Rp20,000 worth of grated cassava.