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  • Falak’s  Tracks
    Cover Story

    Falak’s Tracks

    Muhammad Falak bin Abbas was instructor to many important Muslim people of stature in this country. He took part in the Dutch resistance, and was prominent in politics.

  • The First Prayer Hall in Ulakan
    Cover Story

    The First Prayer Hall in Ulakan

    Sheikh Burhanuddin Ulakan spread Islam by establishing a surau. The first instance of a pesantren education methodology.

  • A Healer in the Red District
    Cover Story

    A Healer in the Red District

    Abd al-Rauf al-Sinkili frequently put an end to feuds between Muslims in Aceh. He developed the Syattariyah school of thought in the archipelago.

  • The Peaceful Path of Old Preachers
    Cover Story

    The Peaceful Path of Old Preachers

    EIGHT ulemas from various parts of the archipelago spread Islam to different corners of what is today known as Indonesia. Faced with many challenges, such as stormy seas and isolation in their new homes, they worked to preach the religion, embracing communities that did not share their faith with their knowledge and wisdom. Like the wali (saints) before them, these ulemas promoted a peaceful and compassionate Islam.

  • Religious Outreach to Africa
    Cover Story

    Religious Outreach to Africa

    Having travelled to the Middle East for more than 20 years, Sheikh Yusuf spread the message of Islam in Banten and other countries. The location of his tomb is still subject to debate.

  • Pursuing Normality before the Peak
    National

    Pursuing Normality before the Peak

    The government plans to ease social restrictions. But some regional heads tightened their population movements instead.

  • A Woman Wali
    Cover Story

    A Woman Wali

    A waliyah (a female wali or early preacher of Islam in Indonesia) can be found in the history of the spread of Islam on the Island of Bawean. Zainab, as was her name, continued the religious propagation duties of her husband, who had died while sailing from Java.

  • Duel at Tower Seven
    National

    Duel at Tower Seven

    After over 50 days operating as an emergency hospital for Covid-19 patients, the Athlete’s Dormitory have treated nearly 2,000 people. Some lied to the doctors.

  • A ‘Pope’ from Giri
    Cover Story

    A ‘Pope’ from Giri

    Before becoming king, Sunan Prapen propagated the Islamic faith to Lombok. He used shadow puppet plays to convey Islamic teachings.

  • The Rebel from Pamijahan
    Cover Story

    The Rebel from Pamijahan

    Sheikh Abdul Muhyi used the Wali Sanga’s approach in spreading Islam in West Java. He managed to evade the Dutch.

  • Nadirsyah Hosen,  Young Intellectual, Nahdlatul Ulama:   Don’t Use Clerics As Mere ‘Fire Fighters’
    Interview

    Nadirsyah Hosen, Young Intellectual, Nahdlatul Ulama:  Don’t Use Clerics As Mere ‘Fire Fighters’

    Nadirsyah Hosen observes that the Indonesian public has been split into two major groups as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Kimia Farma’s Right to Respond
    Letters

    Kimia Farma’s Right to Respond

    With reference to the May 12-18, 2020 edition of the Tempo magazine’s cover story titled The Biozek Controversy, which was published on May 12, 2020.

  • Judges’ Age limitations
    Law

    Judges’ Age limitations

    The DPR proposes to amend articles concerning the age limit and term of office of judges in the Constitutional Court Law. Such insubstantial proposal gives rise to the suspicion of an exchange of interests.

  • Law Destroyed  in the House
    Economy

    Law Destroyed in the House

    Ratification of the revised Mineral and Coal Mining Law draws criticism, with many accusing it of only benefitting mining corporations. A leaked letter from the Energy Commission points out that the deliberations should not continue.

  • Sure
    Sidelines

    Sure

    FOR centuries, pestilence has meant uncertainty. Today too.

  • A Modern and Dangerous Idea
    Market Pulse

    A Modern and Dangerous Idea

    Yopie Hidayat (Contributor)

  • CARTOON
    Cartoon

    CARTOON

    *It’s time to make peace, please forgive all my wrongdoings **Me too hihihi.../TEMPO/Yuyun Nurrahman

  • Unfair Mining Law
    Opinion

    Unfair Mining Law

    The Mineral and Coal Mining Law favors corporations and sidelines the people. It should be the subject of an examination by the Constitutional Court.

  • Pointless Revisions
    Opinion

    Pointless Revisions

    Senayan has approved the proposal to revise the Constitutional Court Law. There is no urgent need to do so.

  • Conditions for a New Normal
    Opinion

    Conditions for a New Normal

    The preparations for a new normal are unavoidable. There would be a huge risk if the Covid-19 pandemic were not handled properly.

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