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Edition 16 October 2018

  • The Blue Shirt versus the Black cap
    Cover Story

    The Blue Shirt versus the Black cap

    In their position as vice-presidential running mates, Ma’ruf Amin and Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno began working quickly to raise support after registering at the General Election Commission (KPU) last August 10. Sandiaga, 49, is targeting women and millennials. Dressed in a sporty blue outfit, this former deputy governor of Jakarta, who is called a santri (an Islamic boarding school student) by the top officials of the Justice and Prosperity Party (PKS), is visiting the markets and university campuses.

  • A Kiai for Everyone
    Cover Story

    A Kiai for Everyone

    A team is given the task to polish Ma’ruf Amin, so that he would be acceptable for millennials and non-Muslims.

  • Wooing a Former Enemy
    Cover Story

    Wooing a Former Enemy

    Ma’ruf Amin is approaching minorities and Ahok supporters. He is dealing with possible fallout from an old religious ruling.

  • Help From Mom And An American Friend
    Cover Story

    Help From Mom And An American Friend

    Targeting millennial voters, Sandiaga Uno often dresses in a blue shirt. He does not plan to attack the opposing candidates.

  • The Running Mates
    Cover Story

    The Running Mates

    Competing as running mates in the upcoming presidential election, Ma’ruf Amin and Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno are working on their respective campaigns. They are visiting many social circles, ranging from millennials, Islamic boarding school students, and minority groups. They are improving their respective public images in order to attract voters.

  • Votes at the Feet of housewives
    Cover Story

    Votes at the Feet of housewives

    Sandiaga Uno believes that groups of housewives will determine the outcome of the presidential election. He is targeting 130 million votes.

  • He Was Actually A Shy Child
    Cover Story

    He Was Actually A Shy Child

    The campaign style of vice-presidential candidate Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno is influenced by his mother, Rachmini Rachman or Mien Uno. Mien, who has knowledge about character education, taught Sandiaga to speak to improve the listeners’ interest.

  • Father Is A Humorous Person
    Cover Story

    Father Is A Humorous Person

    Becoming a vice-presidential candidate has not deterred Ma’ruf Amin away from his habit of wearing a sarong. Behind his unique dress and speaking style, Ma’ruf’s family plays a part as well. His family is helping with some of the candidate’s campaign activities.

  • Former Lippo Group Boss surrendered

    Former Lippo Group Boss surrendered

    Former Lippo Group commissioner Eddy Sindoro surrendered to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) last Friday. Eddy has been on the run since being accused of bribing Edy Nasution, a clerk at the Central Jakarta District Court two years ago. KPK’s deputy chairman, Laode Muhammad Syarif said that Eddy turned himself in via the police attaché of the Indonesian embassy in Singapore. “The Singaporean authorities also assisted us,” Syarif revealed.

  • The Riau-1 Trio

    The Riau-1 Trio

    A bribe suspect in the Riau-1 PLTU case said PLN CEO Sofyan Basir was meant to receive a fee. Pertamina CEO Nicke Widyawati is now implicated.

  • Interview


    We’re Only Alert After the Fact

    WHERE there is a disaster, there is Muhammad Jusuf Kalla. In the aftermaths of the Aceh tsunami in 2004, the Yogyakarta earthquake in 2006, and the West Sumatra quake in 2009, to name a few, Kalla has always been hands on, both as vice president and chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross.


  • Economy

    Disaster Funding

    Disaster Funding

    State assets of Rp11 trillion will be insured starting from next year. The World Bank has given funding and the strategy to carry it out.

  • Economy

    Premium Drama in Nusa Dua

    Premium Drama in Nusa Dua

    President Joko Widodo ordered for the cancellation of Premium gasoline’s price hike. The plan to increase fuel prices, along with Pertamina’s financial situation, had been discussed at the Vice President’s office.

  • Economy

    Collaboration to Reveal Corruption

    Collaboration to Reveal Corruption

    IndonesiaLeaks is a platform for various media and the public to reveal crimes. This new media trend has spread to numerous countries.

  • Respect for the Court

    Respect for the Court

    MANY problems arise in the legal trial process. The courtroom proceedings are often disturbed by all sorts of trouble, from the defendant not appearing, witnesses and audience acting up, insults being directed at the panel of judges, to judge sleeping during sessions, law enforcements showing bad manners and even mobs damaging the court’s properties. This is what called the contempt of court.

  • Indonesialeaks



  • Dismal Running Mates

    Dismal Running Mates

    These are the consequences of the pragmatism from Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto in choosing their running mates.

  • Worsening Crisis

    Worsening Crisis

    The cancellation of the increase in the price of Premium gasoline could lead to a further widening of the current account deficit. Pertamina is shouldering increasingly heavy burden.

  • A Step Backward

    A Step Backward

    Revision of the government’s regulation for reporting corruption has many holes. There is no anonymity or guarantee of safety for people making reports.

  • Why We Need IndonesiaLeaks

    Why We Need IndonesiaLeaks

    The encryption technology on the IndonesiaLeaks.id website could encourage people to expose corruption cases. It is strengthening collaboration between media.

  • Troubled Waters Around the Port

    Troubled Waters Around the Port

    The government seems divided after a court canceled Marunda Port’s concession. Both parties are lobbying key officials.

  • Song’i and Ais’ Burden

    Song’i and Ais’ Burden

    The lost of family members in recent earthquake and tsunami did not stop Sigi’s Polelea Group to perform at the National Theater Week in Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta.

  • Sidelines

    Lisbon was completely destroyed.

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