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Edition 14 August 2018

  • Indispensable Running Mates

    Indispensable Running Mates

    At first glance, Joko Widodo’s decision to choose Ma’ruf Amin as his running mate seems like a smart political strategy. ...

  • Emergency in Lombok

    Emergency in Lombok

    President Joko Widodo needs to intervene in the handling of the disaster in Lombok. Tens of thousands of people need immediate help....

  • Protecting Whistleblowers

    Protecting Whistleblowers

    A man who reported illegal mining was jailed and fined hundreds of millions. A blow for the anti-corruption movement. ...

  • Bracing for the Storm

    Bracing for the Storm

    The United States and the WTO are questioning Indonesia’s restrictive import policies. Our trade surplus with the US could soon be gone....

  • Second Choice at the Last Minute
    Cover Story

    Second Choice at the Last Minute

    e "Ulama Ijtima" group, Prabowo Subianto chose one of his own party cadres. The choice initially upset the Democrat Party. Their candidacy might not receive the support of the "212" Movement ulama gro...

  • The Deciding Five Minutes

    The Deciding Five Minutes

    The trade ministry hopes that the United States will keep its reduced import duties for Indonesian exports. Indonesia itself, however, was found to be implementing import restrictions. ...

  • Consolidations Amid Turbulence

    Consolidations Amid Turbulence

    BTPN’s assets have risen to Rp178 billion after merging with Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia. Their sights are set toward large-scale infrastructure funding. ...

  • Paralegal Training for Parking Attendants

    Paralegal Training for Parking Attendants

    Parking attendants in Makassar were given paralegal training by the Makassar Legal Aid Institute. The program aims to improve legal awareness and embolden participants to fight corruption. ...

  • The Lombok Earthquake

    The Lombok Earthquake

    An earthquake registering 7 on the Richter Scale razed thousands of structures, killing hundreds in West Nusa Tenggara. Aftershocks numbering in the hundreds are continuing to rock the island....

  • The Legal Battle of Kuta Paradiso

    The Legal Battle of Kuta Paradiso

    The Bali Police named the owner of Kuta Paradiso Hotel suspect based on a police report filed by Tomy Winata. Both have filed lawsuits and police reports to have receivable collection rights worth US...

  • Law


    The Final Resistance of a Whistleblower

    The former head of the North Penajam Paser mining office has been imprisoned and ordered to pay damages worth hundreds of billions of rupiah after reporting an illegal coal mining case to the police. It was due to the Supreme Court’s uncommon decision.


  • Scene & Heard

    Ratna Sari Dewi Soekarno: Dewi In Front of Dewi

    On Tuesday August 7, Ratna Sari Dewi Soekarno, 78, made time in her very tight schedule in Indonesia to visit the National Gallery in Central Jakarta....

  • Scene & Heard

    Amir Sidharta: Between Sports and Art

    Being curator of one of, if not the nation’s most important art collections is no mean feat. ...

  • Interview

    Fachmi Idris, CEO of BPJS Healthcare: Don’t call it reduction, this is coverage adjustment

    The national healthcare and social security agency (BPJS) has come under heavy criticism following its regulations No. 2, 3 and 5 of 2018 regarding the coverage for cataracts, delivery of healthy babi...

  • Businessman Tomy Winata: There would have been no lawsuit had the debt been paid

    Businessman Tomy Winata: There would have been no lawsuit had the debt been paid

    Tomy Winata, who claims to to have been assigned Geria Wijaya Prestige’s debt account by one of its creditors, reported Hartono Harjadi and his colleagues to the Bali Police in February. ...

  • Collapse of a Third Coalition
    Cover Story

    Collapse of a Third Coalition

    Coalition plans changed over the course of the week for registering presidential candidates. Some political parties even planned to drop their support for Jokowi and Prabowo....

  • Geria Wijaya Prestige Shareholder, Hartono Karjadi: We bore no ill will

    Geria Wijaya Prestige Shareholder, Hartono Karjadi: We bore no ill will

    The sale of Hartono Karjadi’s 20 shares in Geria Wijaya Prestige, the company managing Kuta Paradiso Hotel, to his brother, Sri Karjadi, has resulted in a criminal lawsuit by businessman Tomy Winata...

  • Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno: Prabowo Entrusted Me to the coalition
    Cover Story

    Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno: Prabowo Entrusted Me to the coalition

    After less than a year as Deputy Governor of Jakarta, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has given up his position in order to become Prabowo Subianto’s vice-presidential running mate....

  • Sidelines

    A tortoise challenged Achilles to a race. Amused, the skilled warrior of ancient Greek legend laughed, but agreed.

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