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Edition 02 September 2019

  • The ‘Bright’ Signal and Preliminary Masses
    Cover Story

    The ‘Bright’ Signal and Preliminary Masses

    Riots swept over cities in Papua because of racial incidents in Malang and Surabaya. Restricting Internet access has not been able to thwart calls to protest. Benny Wenda tells his story from Oxford, England.

  • Ceaseless Fury
    Cover Story

    Ceaseless Fury

    To quell the rioting, the government dispatched additional troops to Papua and restricted Internet access. The police detected social media accounts responsible for spreading fake news.

  • No Room for Democracy in Papua
  • Criminal Code Bill Deliberations Over
    News Capsule

    Criminal Code Bill Deliberations Over

    The House of Representatives (DPR) has completed its deliberations on the Criminal Code (KUHP) bill. Desmond Junaidi Mahesa, Deputy Chairman of DPR’s Legal Affairs Commission from the Gerindra Party Faction, said that after reviewing a few points they are expecting to pass the bill on September 24

  • Speculators’ Chances in The Land of Hope
    Economy

    Speculators’ Chances in The Land of Hope

    Land hunters flock to Kalimantan despite not knowing the exact coordinates for the new capital city. The area is surrounded by concessions of industrial forests and mines.

  • Discreet Drafting
    Economy

    Discreet Drafting

    Bappenas asked experts involved in the discussion not to reveal the capital city relocation plan. But now, there are demands for public transparency.

  • A City at the Nation’s Promontory
    Economy

    A City at the Nation’s Promontory

    The government has been planning to relocate the capital city to Kalimantan for two years.

  • The New Capital Authority
    Economy

    The New Capital Authority

    THE National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) is working on killing two birds with one stone.

  • Tainted Candidates Top List for Next Anti-Corruption Leaders
    Law

    Tainted Candidates Top List for Next Anti-Corruption Leaders

    The selection committee for the new KPK leaders will filter 10 candidates to be presented to President Joko Widodo. Two police generals, Firli Bahuri and Antam Novambar, are said to have a good chance to pass. Notes from the anti-corruption commission regarding problematic candidates are said to be ignored.

  • Path for the Less Qualified?
    Law

    Path for the Less Qualified?

    A number of less favored candidates vying to lead to the KPK surprisingly got through to the final selection stage. They had trouble answering questions in public hearing.

  • Law

    Law

    KPK's red and Black Candidates

    THE Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) found that several of the 20 leadership candidates have questionable track records. These individuals were then marked in red while those in the clear were marked in black. “The KPK has told the selection committee which candidates need to be considered. We have marked [them] in red and black,” said KPK Deputy Chief Saut Situmorang.

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  • Law

    Selection Chaos

    Selection Chaos

    The selection process for KPK leaders seems to be rife with problems, from psychological tests that were repeated to irregular test material.

  • Law

    Chairperson of The KPK Leadership Selection Comittee, Yenti Garnasih: Why are we always blamed?

    Chairperson of The KPK Leadership Selection Comittee, Yenti Garnasih: Why are we always blamed?

    CORRUPTION Eradication Committee (KPK) leadership selection committee’s decision to pass candidates believed to have dubious tracks records has been criticized by many circles.

  • Interview

    Saut Situmorang, Deputy Chair, Corruption Eradication Commission: Find clean and ferocious ‘cats’

    Saut Situmorang, Deputy Chair, Corruption Eradication Commission: Find clean and ferocious ‘cats’

    THE leadership selection process at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is under scrutiny following the selection committee’s announcement of 20 shortlisted candidates last Friday for the agency’s top seats.

  • Photo

    Picture Window

    Nobody’s Home

    Dozens of immigrants demonstrating in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Medan, North Sumatra, Tuesday, August 27. Refugees from several countries, such as Sri Lanka, Somalia and Afghanistan demanded the UNHCR to soon relocate them to a third country. ANTARA/Irsan Mulyadi

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  • KPK
    Cartoon

    KPK

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • A Fair Deal with Papua
    Opinion

    A Fair Deal with Papua

    IF the government had been quicker to take the right steps to calm the situation, the disturbances in Papua would not have spread. But exactly the opposite happened: protests spread giving the impression they could not be stopped.

  • Ending the Commission
    Opinion

    Ending the Commission

    A number of problematic candidates have passed the selection process for the leadership of the Corruption Eradication Commission. This is a failure of the selection committee.

  • Inhumane Punishment
    Opinion

    Inhumane Punishment

    Chemical castration as a punishment violates human rights. The government and the parliament needs to end it.

  • Capital Blunder
    Opinion

    Capital Blunder

    The government’s hasty plan to move the nation’s capital to East Kalimantan is not solving anything.

  • Sidelines

    Cities need carnivals, not just political parades.

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