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Edition 05 March 2019

  • NU Members In a Political Whirlpool
    Cover Story

    NU Members In a Political Whirlpool

    After visits to Nahdlatul Ulama’s old guards, Abdul Somad Batubara and Abdullah Gymnastiar are considered to have left Prabowo’s camp. A number of NU leaders have veered towards the incumbent although the organization has not declared its official support. The Prabowo camp seems unconcerned.

  • NU’s Political Stage
    Cover Story

    NU’s Political Stage

    Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) is a Sunni organization founded on January 31, 1926. Despite its initial footsteps across the areas of religion, education, social issues and the economy, NU has always colored Indonesia’s politics.

  • Recommitting to Founding Guidelines
    Cover Story

    Recommitting to Founding Guidelines

    Several Nahdlatul Ulama kyais have accused Ma’ruf Amin of violating the organization’s regulations. Some are Prabowo-Sandiaga supporters.

  • Leaving a Narrow Cage
    Cover Story

    Leaving a Narrow Cage

    Nahdlatul Ulama has a long history of taking an active role in politics. Its cadres have never been absent in presidential elections post-reformasi.

  • NU’s santris are definitely behind Jokowi-Ma’ruf
    Cover Story

    NU’s santris are definitely behind Jokowi-Ma’ruf

    Said Aqil Siroj, General Chairman of Central Board, Nahdlatul Ulama

  • Police Halts Case of 212 Alumni Chairman
    National

    Police Halts Case of 212 Alumni Chairman

    THE Surakarta city police in Central Java has issued an official letter halting the legal process against Slamet Maarif, chairman of the 212 Alumni Brotherhood.

  • Low Prices to Fly Asia’s Skies
    Economy

    Low Prices to Fly Asia’s Skies

    AirAsia Indonesia has seen an increase in passengers because it continues to offer low-price tickets. They are expanding their reach so that everyone can fly.

  • Headwind for Air Cargo
    Economy

    Headwind for Air Cargo

    The increase in air cargo prices has far-reaching impact. It gets in the way of burgeoning trade.

  • Double Positions Provide a Clue
    Economy

    Double Positions Provide a Clue

    The Business Competition Supervisors Commission encountered the potential for unhealthy business practice violations in the airline industry. Airlines are claiming they already lowered ticket prices.

  • A Dormitory Death
    Law

    A Dormitory Death

    A teenage at the Nurul Ikhlas Islamic Boarding School in Tanah Datar, West Sumatra, was physically abused by fellow students, resulting in his death. It is suspected that the school’s administrators withheld information about the case.

  • International

    International

    There is No Concrete Evidence of US Collusion in 1965

    Robert J. McMahon, US Historian

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  • Horizons

    An American Football Star from Papua

    An American Football Star from Papua

    A Papuan student has become one of the best American football players in the D Class in the US. Sekton Wandikbo only needed 16 months to be an acclaimed athlete.

  • Outreach

    Women’s Voices from Yogyakarta’s Markets

    Women’s Voices from Yogyakarta’s Markets

    Load carriers in Yogyakarta unite for their welfare. Lead by Rubiyah, they stand against sexual harassment and fight for better treatments. 

  • Arts

    Carla’s Young Women

    Carla’s Young Women

    The Cemara 6 Gallery-Museum and the Indonesian National Gallery are exhibiting the works of 21 Indonesian artists as part of a book launching event.

  • Photo

    Picture Window

    Scorched Earth

    Firefighters attempted to put out the fire that burned the forest conservation in Sungai Dumai Natural Tourist Park, Riau, on Tuesday, February 26. The forest fire in Sungai Dumai Natural Tourist Park jeopardized several important facilities nearby such as the oil-gas pipeline, fuel tanks, and the Pinang Kampai Airport. ANTARA/Aswaddy Hamid

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  • Mangroves are Gone as Salt Expands
    Environment

    Mangroves are Gone as Salt Expands

    The customary community of Wewiku in Malaka, East Nusa Tenggara, rejects the development of industrial salt fields for being considered destructive to coastal areas. Mangrove and gebang area are now gone.

  • The Correction of Servo Railway
    Letters

    The Correction of Servo Railway

    IN the article entitled Guerrilla in the Coal Path in Tempo of the February 26-March 4, 2019 edition, there is mistaken information about the ownership or business affiliation of Servo Railway.

  • Need You Badly
    Cartoon

    Need You Badly

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Political Line of the Nine Stars
    Opinion

    Political Line of the Nine Stars

    Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) is a grouping fiercely being fought over.

  • Mishandling Election Crime
    Opinion

    Mishandling Election Crime

    When investigating election crime, the police should not allow themselves to become a political tool. Partial law enforcement could trigger conflict.

  • Tanah Datar Tragedy
    Opinion

    Tanah Datar Tragedy

    A student of an Islamic boarding school was tortured to death by his schoolmates. Due application of the law is urgent in the interests of upholding education.

  • The High Cost of Logistics
    Opinion

    The High Cost of Logistics

    Infrastructure’s development has not succeeded in increasing the competitiveness of local products. Other innovations are necessary to suppress the high cost of logistics.

  • Sidelines

    I was reminded of Pahom.

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