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Edition 02 July 2019

  • Red Carpet for the Adversary
    Cover Story

    Red Carpet for the Adversary

    Negotiation between Jokowi’s camp and Prabowo’s is coming to a close. Ministerial seats and ambassadorships have been discussed in meetings. Jokowi and Prabowo had planned to meet in Bangkok.

  • Coalition Without the Sins of the Parents
    Cover Story

    Coalition Without the Sins of the Parents

    Prabowo-Sandiaga’s supporting parties are preparing to cross over. But they may not be given a warm welcome.

  • The Final Curtain
    Cover Story

    The Final Curtain

    The Constitutional Court has ruled Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin as the winning pair in the 2019 presidential election.

  • Checks and Balances Would Be Difficult if Everyone’s with the Government
  • Former PLN CEO Detained
    News Capsule

    Former PLN CEO Detained

    The police on June 26 finally detained Nur Pamudji, ex-CEO of the state electricity company PLN. Sr. Comsr.

  • A Loud Bang of Starting Pistol
    Market Pulse

    A Loud Bang of Starting Pistol

    The presidential elections has ended and the dispute has been settled.

  • The Compelling KPK Letter

    The Compelling KPK Letter

    Energy and Natural Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan revoked Tanito Harum’s mining license after the Corruption Eradication Commission got involved and found some irregularities.

  • Barki’s Mine by the Mahakam

    Barki’s Mine by the Mahakam

    The cancellation of Tanita Harum’s operational permit halted its mining operations. However, there are other coal activities controlled by the Kiki Barki family.

  • Taliban in the KPK Leadership selection

    Taliban in the KPK Leadership selection

    The Corruption Eradication Commission Leadership Candidates Selection Committee is working with the National Counterterrorism Agency to examine the backgrounds of candidates. Rumors of radicalism in the KPK are being investigated.

  • Police Generals Vying for Selection

    Police Generals Vying for Selection

    National Police Headquarters is recommending nine police generals in the selection process for KPK leaders. One other police officer is applying through the general public registration route.

  • Law


    Radicalism is Not About Hemmed-up Pants

    Corruption Eradication Commission Deputy Chairman, Saut Situmorang:


  • Interlude

    Monochromatic Lempad: From Sutasoma to Kekayi In Copulation

    Monochromatic Lempad: From Sutasoma to Kekayi In Copulation

    AN exhibition of works by the late I Gusti Nyoman Lempad is currently on at the Salihara Gallery, South Jakarta. Lempad’s pictures are wide-ranging, with inspiration from mythology, folklore, ancient Balinese script, and the daily life of humble Balinese folk. Lempad’s interpretation of life was singularly unique.

  • Smes

    Green Retail Growing Steadily

    Green Retail Growing Steadily

    Environmentally-friendly shops have been popping up over the past two years. They are changing consumer habits through reduced packaging.

  • Outreach

    A Home for Documentaries

    A Home for Documentaries

    Tonny Trimarasnto opened his home in Klaten, Central Java, to those interested in documentary film. Some of their works have made it into film festivals.

  • Photo

    Picture Window

    Maze of Waste

    A security officer walks among mounds of paper scrap imported by a company in Mojokerto, East Java, as a material for its paper factory, Wednesday, June 19. According to the Ecological Observation and Wetlands Conservation (Ecoton) waste import in Indonesia is the result of the Chinese government’s policy that prohibits pastic waste imports from several European Union countries, and the United States, which leads to ASEAN states as the alternative destination. It is predicted that as much as 300 containers of rubbish enter Indonesia everyday, and most of them go to the East Java province. ANTARA FOTO/Zabur Karuru


  • After the Long Court Sessions.

    After the Long Court Sessions.

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurachman

  • Misguided Reconciliation

    Misguided Reconciliation

    Misguided Reconciliation

  • Keeping it Clean

    Keeping it Clean

    The selection committee should not choose perspective KPK commissioners from among the police and Attorney General’s Office. It needs people with integrity.

  • School Zoning Confusion

    School Zoning Confusion

    The school zoning system for admitting new students this year went ahead without adequate preparations. It is important to ensure everybody has access to quality education.

  • Stumbling over Coal

    Stumbling over Coal

    The extension of Tanito Harum’s mining permit is skirting round the law. President Jokowi’s consistency is being tested.

  • Sidelines

    At a dinner at Princeton University, an eminent European philosopher was sitting next to a Muslim scholar.

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