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Edition 24 July 2018

  • Time to Clean Up
    Opinion

    Time to Clean Up

    The recently revealed bribery scandal at the Riau-1 Steam Power Plan development project showed that corruption is still festering within the state electricity company (PLN). ...

  • Blurring Parties
    Opinion

    Blurring Parties

    Many politicians have been changing parties in order to increase their chance of entering the House of Representatives. It indicates a failure by those parties to prepare their candidates....

  • A Questionable Deal
    Opinion

    A Questionable Deal

    Through Indonesia Asahan Aluminum (Inalum), the government has inked a deal with Freeport to acquire majority shares. The deal can end up in smoke if the requirements are not met. ...

  • Ballooning Energy Subsidies
    Opinion

    Ballooning Energy Subsidies

    The macro assumption that goes off target has caused energy subsidies to soar. It can’t be overcome by political considerations....

  • A Shocking Approval for Sofyan
    Cover Story

    A Shocking Approval for Sofyan

    The KPK suspects that Sofyan Basir played a major role in selecting the consortium for the Riau-1 PLTU project, which has been marred by a bribery case. It is suspected that a number of meetings were ...

  • The Story of Abang and Dinda
    Cover Story

    The Story of Abang and Dinda

    Social Affairs Minister Idrus Marham invited some Golkar Party politicians to attend the birthday party of his youngest child, who was turning one, at his official residence in Widya Chandra, Jakarta,...

  • The Generator at Samantaka’s Mouth
    Cover Story

    The Generator at Samantaka’s Mouth

    As a part of a 35,000 megawatt program, the Riau-1 Steam Power Plant is targeted to begin commercial operations in 2023. The regional government has not given its authorization yet....

  • In Alliance with Setya and the Suharto Family
    Cover Story

    In Alliance with Setya and the Suharto Family

    Among Golkar Party politicians, Johanes Budisutrisno Kotjo is seen as being inseparable from Setya Novanto and Idrus Marham. ...

  • State Electricity Company CEO Sofyan Basir: I Know Johanes and Eni
    Cover Story

    State Electricity Company CEO Sofyan Basir: I Know Johanes and Eni

    A bribery case involving the Riau-1 Steam Power Plant (PLTU) project has implicated Sofyan Basir, CEO of the State Electricity Company (PLN)....

  • Locking the Tembagapura Mine’s Value
    Economy

    Locking the Tembagapura Mine’s Value

    The value and structure of Freeport’s divestment have already been agreed upon two months ago. ...

  • Economy

    Economy

    A Pile of Problems After Signing

    Inalum-Freeport negotiations leave much to be resolved. Certain snags may still cause the deal to go awry.

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  • Film

    Javanese Cowboys

    A fantasy movie is currently playing, with the theme of revenge set in 19th century Java. A touch of the ‘Wild West’....

  • Arts & Culture

    Learning with the Maestros

    Hundreds of high school students participated in a program called Learning with the Maestros. They immersed themselves in the daily lives of artists. ...

  • Outreach

    Empowering Fisherwomen

    Multitudes of women are, in fact, involved in the fisheries sector’s production chain, from pre-production, processing, to marketing fish catch. But their participation is often underestimated and u...



  • Fierrany Halita: a Love for Animation
    Scene & Heard

    Fierrany Halita: a Love for Animation

    Acquiescence has brought fortune to 25-year-old Fierrany Halita, who had never thought her short animated film would receive 10 national and international awards....

  • John De Rantau: Giving in to Digital
    Scene & Heard

    John De Rantau: Giving in to Digital

    THE digital revolution was once cause for 48-year-old filmmaker John De Rantau to stop making movies. ...

  • Suhariyanto Chair of Central Statistics Agency: I don’t mess around with the numbers
    Interview

    Suhariyanto Chair of Central Statistics Agency: I don’t mess around with the numbers

    For the first time in its history, Indonesia has finally nailed a single digit poverty rate. Quoting the results of the latest survey in March...

  • Politicians hijacked
    National

    Politicians hijacked

    Politicial parties are hijacking politicians from other parties, nominating them as their own in the coming legislative election. Internal party conflicts are being exploited....

  • Votes Lost, Votes Won
    National

    Votes Lost, Votes Won

    Political parties perform acrobatic maneuvers to replace lost cadres, relying on equally popular figures....

  • Sidelines

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