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Edition 16 August 2018

  • The Blazing Spirit Of The Fastest Sprinter
    Special Report

    The Blazing Spirit Of The Fastest Sprinter

    Despite being somewhat of an unknown athlete, Sarengat broke the record for the most prestigious athletics event, the 100-meter run, and became an icon of the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta. His two gold medals and one bronze medal raised Indonesia to second place in the total medal count, Indonesia’s best finish in this competition held every four years. To date, no Indonesian athletics athlete has equalled Sarengat’s medal count in the Asian Games. His star continued to shine ever after he hung up his running shoes. He joined the Indonesian Army as a doctor and was appointed to the vice president’s medical team. He became an official of the All-Indonesia Athletics Association and the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI). He returned to the Senayan sports complex at the end of his career.

  • Dismal Days in Senayan
    Special Report

    Dismal Days in Senayan

    After winning two gold medals in the Asian Games, Sarengat faced difficult living circumstances. The poor state of his life as an athlete led him to focus on becoming a doctor in the military.

  • Prostate, Durian and Diplomacy
    Special Report

    Prostate, Durian and Diplomacy

    Sarengat was chosen as the private physician of Hamengku Buwono IX and Adam Malik. He spent most of his time working in and outside the country.

  • Yayuk Basuki, Four-time Asian Games Champions: Bonuses are Poison

    Yayuk Basuki, Four-time Asian Games Champions: Bonuses are Poison

    Yayuk Basuki once brought glory to Indonesia in the Asian Games. The two golds she won in women’s doubles and mixed doubles with the gold bagged by boxer Pino Bahari helped catapult Indonesia to the seventh position in the 1990 Beijing Asian Games.

  • Keeping Violence Out Of School

    Keeping Violence Out Of School

    The Education Center for Women and Children (PUPA) Foundation provides teachers in Bengkulu wih paralegal training. Teachers are hoped to be able to prevent and address violence in schools.

  • Tengku Agam’s Accessories

    Tengku Agam’s Accessories

    Irwandi Yusuf is suspected of arranging numerous projects from the planning stage as well as placing his trusted people in strategic posts. His accomplices include relatives, close friends and a former combatant.

  • Between Cakra and Cemara

    Between Cakra and Cemara

    Jokowi sent retired soldiers to regions where votes for him during the 2014 Presidential Election were weak. He lobbied Jusuf Kalla and Mahfud Md. to join the campaign team.

  • Tight Race in Four-wheel Market

    Tight Race in Four-wheel Market

    Chinese manufacturers have overtaken US and European producers. The automotive industry waits for a revision of cheap car rules.

  • Farmers Opt for Non-Consignment

    Farmers Opt for Non-Consignment

    Rather than regulating the price of sugar to be paid to sugar cane farmers, the government is asked to fix the price of sugar cane. The method is believed to be an effective way to eliminate rent-seeking in the supply chain.

  • Sarengat’s Legacy

    Sarengat’s Legacy

    ALL eyes in Asia are looking at the Asian Games XVIII commencing in Jakarta and Palembang.

  • National


    In Search of Millennials

    The supporting parties of the Prabowo-Sandiaga ticket are fighting over who should lead their campaign team. The Democrat Party hopes to improve its electability by pushing forward Agus Yudhoyono.


  • Opinion

    Elections without Rancour

    Elections without Rancour

    The noxious antagonism too apparent in the 2014 presidential election should not be repeated. Both pairs of candidates would do better contesting each other with their intended program.

  • Opinion

    Indecent Social Network

    Indecent Social Network

    Irwandi Yusuf is suspected of having camouflaged his corruption using a multi-tiered network. It is high time the awarding of special autonomy funds for Aceh be reviewed.

  • Opinion

    Blessings in Chinese Car

    Blessings in Chinese Car

    Increased sales of Chinese cars have sparked up opportunities for our automotive industry. We need to reform the workforce and tax regulations.

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