Tempo English Weekly
Edition: Monday, March 12, 2018

Equanimity’s Rough Sailing

The seizure of the Equanimity, a luxury yacht, in Bali by the Indonesian police has heated up the political climate in Malaysia. The US Department of Justice has evidence to…




Kalla No More


The Money Laundering Yacht

Proving the Crimes of the Cyber Army

The police should be able to prove that the Muslim Cyber Army is guilty of spreading hoaxes. This would stop the threat to freedom of expression.


Market Pulse: Trump’s Efforts To Put America First

Conflicts Of Interest

Names are being offered for consideration in the process of selecting candidates for members of the Business Competition Supervisory Commission. Some are rooting for incumbent commissioners.


Two Museums

Four months ago, Haryanto Adikoesoemo inaugurated the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) in Jakarta. The fine arts museum seems to be a magnet for the younger…

History at the Citeureup Museum

E.Z. Halim seems to have fallen in love with artwork with historical significance and humanitarian themes. He is preparing to make his private collection available to public.


The Shady Ban on Niqab

The Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University in Yogyakarta has banned its female students from wearing niqab. The ban is seen as in violation of the constitution.

Hoax Makers

Police arrested members of The Family Cyber Army on suspicion of spreading fake news made to order for those with political interests. The evidence and suspects’ admissions of guilt do…


Old Methods To Rob State Funds

Nine regional head candidates are being indicted in corruption cases. They are using public funds to pay for their campaigns.


14 Years of Java Jazz

In its 14th year, Java Jazz attempts to draw a millenial audience. Older musicians mingle with a new jazz generation.


Keeping Trash in reign

Indonesia’s trash continues to accumulate. In 2016, the environment and forestry ministry announced that the country’s trash had reached 65 million tons, an increase of one million tons from the…

Integrated Waste Program

The Padangtegal Customary village in Bali has adopted an integrated waste management system. Villagers are now campaigning to reduce plastic waste.