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  • A Blemish on the Green Campus
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    A Blemish on the Green Campus

    After he was proven to have committed self-plagiarism, Muryanto Amin’s career still sailed smoothly until he became rector of the North Sumatra University. His article, published in a journal lacking in credibility, was used to obtain a professorship. Palace officials are said to have intervened.

  • A University Car for Mr. Minister
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    A University Car for Mr. Minister

    Several rectors are still in office despite having committed plagiarism. They have the support of education ministry officials

  • The Catchall Article of ITE Law
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    The Catchall Article of ITE Law

    A reader writes the problem of ITE Law.

  • PDI-P's Tsunami
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    PDI-P's Tsunami

    Several members of the House of Representatives' Social Commission are worried that they will be dragged into the social assistance bribery case. Business people lobbied to participate in the distribution of the aid.

  • Aid Packages for the Elections
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    Aid Packages for the Elections

    Regional head election candidate pairs allegedly took advantage of social aid packages from the social affairs ministry for their campaigns. It is brought to the Constitutional Court as evidence of regional election lawsuits.

  • I’m Staying Out of It
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    I’m Staying Out of It

    INDONESIAN Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician Herman Hery is allegedly involved in the social aid corruption case. On January 8, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators searched the office of Dwimukti Graha Elektrindo, a company affiliated with Herman. The company is believed to have obtained the largest social aid provisions quota of 7.6 million packages worth Rp2.1 trillion. On Saturday, January 16, the House of Representatives’ (DPR) Legal Affairs Commission chairman visited Tempo’s office to provide explanation. Excerpts of the interview have been published in Koran Tempo daily newspaper.

  • Aid Packages for the Red Party
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    Aid Packages for the Red Party

    A number of PDI-P’s elite members allegedly benefiting from the social affairs ministry’s aid project meant for people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. With several businessmen in their pockets, the party’s officials received quotas of millions of packages. Puan Maharani’s name is mentioned in the investigation.

  • A Palmerah Tofu Factory Worker
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    A Palmerah Tofu Factory Worker

    Legal Affairs Commission Chairman Herman Hery began his political career when he joined the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle in 1999. He has been reported to the police twice.

     

  • Threat of Medical Waste
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    Threat of Medical Waste

    A reader takes issue with used medical waste during the pandemic. 

  • After the Shot
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    After the Shot

    Over 35 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered to people in 49 countries. Health problems and a number of deaths among vaccine recipients have become great concerns.

  • The Efficacy Roller Coaster
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    The Efficacy Roller Coaster

    The temporary results of the Sinovac vaccine’s clinical trials only contain data from 33 percent of participants. There is concern over transparency.

     

  • The Vaccine Race
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    The Vaccine Race

    The government went to several countries in search of a Covid-19 vaccine. Vaccine procurement was held back by former Health Minister Agus Putranto’s decision.

  • Rushing for a New Vaccine
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    Rushing for a New Vaccine

    The government is attempting to expedite mass vaccinations to alleviate the pandemic’s great economic burden. Vice President Ma’ruf Amin asks the Indonesian Ulemas Council to quickly issue an edict for the vaccine. But mass vaccinations are being held back by technical issues and inadequate cold chain facilities. Rejection toward the vaccine is emerging in various regions.

  • The Pandemic and Job Creation Law
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    The Pandemic and Job Creation Law

    A reader views that the Job Creation Law should have involved a comprehensive study and discussing all clusters.

  • Clarification of Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs & Investment
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    Clarification of Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs & Investment

    Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment conveys objection to the report of Dragons in Trouble in Tempo English of January 4 edition.

  • The Volley Cheer at Kilometer 50
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    The Volley Cheer at Kilometer 50

    The National Commission on Human Rights concluded the shooting of four Islam Defenders Front members as a human rights violation. A witness saw the rest-area incident up close.

  • Qur’an Study minus the Green Star
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    Qur’an Study minus the Green Star

    Islam Defenders Front’s activities continue, but without its attributes. The police asked FPI leaders in the regions to accept the government’s decision.

  • The Palace Takes Down Petamburan
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    The Palace Takes Down Petamburan

    The plan to ban the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) emerged after Rizieq Shihab’s return from Saudi Arabia. President Joko Widodo is said to be the one who wanted the organization disbanded. Jokowi received input from businesses to improve the investment climate. FPI’s political power is considered as weakening.

  • The Cause of Corruption
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    The Cause of Corruption

    Welcome the Year 2021

  • Tourism in Komodo Must Be Expensive
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    Tourism in Komodo Must Be Expensive

    The development plan for the Komodo National Park in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has sparked a controversy. Environment Ministry Director-General of Natural Resource and Ecosystem Conservation, Wiratno, answers Tempo queries about the case. He is the official in charge of the management of national parks and their contents.

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