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Edition 03 July 2018

  • God
    Word Watch


    If you live in a part of Indonesia that is predominantly Muslim, like Java for instance, then Idul Fitri is the time when the air is filled with incessant praise of God.

  • Yahya Cholil Staquf

    Yahya Cholil Staquf

    Secretary-General, Syuriah Nahdlatul Ulama: There is no point in defending Israel

  • Abortion Practice at Menoreh hill

    Abortion Practice at Menoreh hill

    Police raided a place that practiced abortion under the pretext of providing massage services in Magelang. They suspect the practice had gone on for decades.

  • Case Closed

    Case Closed

    It took a long time before the investigation into an alleged pornography case involving Rizieq Syihab came to an end.

  • Rizieq's Great Escape

    Rizieq's Great Escape

    AFTER leading the 411 and 212 rallies demanding former Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama be punished for committing religious blasphemy, Rizieq Syihab was repeatedly reported to the Police.

  • Preventing the Extinction of Endemic Species

    Preventing the Extinction of Endemic Species

    Though Indonesia may be known for its rich biodiversity, some endemic species have come too close to the brink of extinction, among others the cendrawasih-birds of paradise endemic to Papua-and the Sulawesi civet.

  • New Hope for the Sulawesi Civet

    New Hope for the Sulawesi Civet

    Photos taken by a national park patrol team prove that the Sulawesi civet, previously thought to be extinct, still exists in the wild, even outside the park's territory.

  • Havana Tobacco from Java

    Havana Tobacco from Java

    A retired tobacco company employee built a cigar business. He is now penetrating the international market.

  • No Progress in Meikarta

    No Progress in Meikarta

    Lippo's megaproject, touted as the residential complex of the future, has come to a standstill. The project, worth hundreds of trillions of rupiah, is faced with numerous problems.

  • Riady's Business at a Falter

    Riady's Business at a Falter

    With liquidity challenged, Lippo Karawaci has to rely on property asset sales. The future of the Riady family business lies in the hands of a massive integrated zone development project.

  • Cover Story

    Cover Story

    Warning Signs for 2019

    The predictions of some survey agencies for the 2018 regional head elections were off the mark in some areas. Looking to win big across Java, the PDI-P only won in one province. The camp opposing Jokowi is still solid.


  • Cover Story

    Gaining Votes on the Back of 2019

    Gaining Votes on the Back of 2019

    The Sudrajat-Ahmad Syaikhu ticket nearly won the election in West Java. They relied heavily on the 'replace the President' slogan.

  • Cover Story

    Exploring the Opponent's Camp

    Exploring the Opponent's Camp

    The number of votes cast for Sudirman Said was much higher than had been predicted by some surveys conducted close to the day of the election. The electronic ID card corruption case adversely affected Ganjar Pranowo.

  • Cover Story

    Playing the Religion Card in North Sumatra

    Playing the Religion Card in North Sumatra

    Ethnic and religious issues were central campaign themes in the election in North Sumatra. Abdul Somad and Gatot Nurmantyo directed voters at a large religious gathering.

  • Stop Politicizing Rizieq

    Stop Politicizing Rizieq

    The police's decision to end Rizieq's pornography investigation was the right move. Political game-playing behind the investigation has tarnished the law.

  • Supporting Yahya Staquf's Initiative

    Supporting Yahya Staquf's Initiative

    Yahya Cholil Staquf is offering a new perspective for viewing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. We must embrace his message.

  • Alarm over Meikarta

    Alarm over Meikarta

    Delays in the construction of Meikarta, Lippo Group's property megaproject in Bekasi, is causing unrest among buyers. Property regulations must be put in order.

  • Sidelines

    Are people thrown into hope? Or despair? There is no answer.

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