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  • The Fugitive’s Tracks in Palm Oil Plantation
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    The Fugitive’s Tracks in Palm Oil Plantation

    Joko Tjandra went through a long and winding road to return to Jakarta from Kuala Lumpur. He had help from a fugitive wanted by the Corruption Eradication Commission.

  • Two Men in the 10 Million Dollar Proposal
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    Two Men in the 10 Million Dollar Proposal

    A plan to set Joko Tjandra free allegedly involved former Supreme Court chief, Hatta Ali. A pardon option was considered.

  • Counterclaims in the Capital
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    Counterclaims in the Capital

    Claiming unavailability of hospital beds and an increasing number of positive coronavirus cases, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan reinstated Large-Scale Social Restrictions. He is accused of not supporting the economy.

  • Recovering in Silence
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    Recovering in Silence

    A number of public officials are reluctant to announce testing positive for Covid-19. It is seen as endangering the safety of others.

  • NasDem Politician in Prosecutor Pinangki’s Case
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    NasDem Politician in Prosecutor Pinangki’s Case

    THE Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is examining National Democrat (NasDem) Party politician Andi Irfan Jaya in a bribery case that implicates prosecutor Pinangki Sirna Malasari.

  • Rebuttals for On Campus Military Training
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    Rebuttals for On Campus Military Training

    Several civil society and student organizations are refuting a government plan to introduce military-type education on campus.

  • Abuse Must Be Dealt With Openly
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    Abuse Must Be Dealt With Openly

    Bishop of Bogor, Monsignor Paskalis Bruno Syukur:

  • A Vampire Bat At The Foster Home
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    A Vampire Bat At The Foster Home

    Some children at the Kencana Bejana Rohani Foster Home in Depok fell victim to sexual abuse suspectedly committed by a Catholic monk. Some victims and witnesses spoke to Tempo.

  • Campus Military Training Rejections
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    Campus Military Training Rejections

    SEVERAL civil society and student organizations are rejecting a government plan to introduce military-type education on campus.

  • THE Lobby for Zero Competition
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    THE Lobby for Zero Competition

    In the upcoming regional elections later this year, many areas may only have single candidates. It is an exploration for the 2024 general election.

  • Government Rushes to Prduce Corona Vaccine
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    Government Rushes to Prduce Corona Vaccine

    President Joko Widodo has allocated Rp25.4 trillion for public health, which also encompasses a budget to produce the Covid-19 vaccine.

  • Missing Friends
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    Missing Friends

    Students with disabilities have more difficulties to study from home with the remote learning system. Parents are demanding for schools to reopen.

  • Longing for the Classroom
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    Longing for the Classroom

    Education stopped in some regions. Teachers are having difficulty visiting the homes of students.

  • The Pandemic’s Lost Generation
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    The Pandemic’s Lost Generation

    There are problems with distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. It is believed that student dropouts and early marriage are increasing.

  • The Elephant in the Classroom
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    The Elephant in the Classroom

    The Mobilization Organization Program soured the relationship between Nadiem Makarim and the Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah. The program is considered flawed since the initial selection process.

  • End of Joko Tjandra’s flight
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    End of Joko Tjandra’s flight

    Criminal fugitive in the case of the Bank Bali payment rights, Joko Soegiarto Tjandra, was brought back to Indonesia by the police on Thursday, July 30.

  • Committee Created After the Rage
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    Committee Created After the Rage

    Dissatisfied with the performance of his ministers, President Jokowi established a new entity to deal with the effects of the Covid-19. Some doubt its effectiveness.

  • Running with Relatives
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    Running with Relatives

    Some relatives of high-ranking political party officials will run in the regional head elections this coming December 9. It is considered a warmup before the 2024 General Election.

  • Passing the Hot Potato
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    Passing the Hot Potato

    The DPR further delayed deliberations on the Sexual Violence Eradication Bill. There is concern this will threaten the fate of women and victims of sexual violence.

  • DPR Passes Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance Draft Law
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    DPR Passes Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance Draft Law

    THE Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) signed between Indonesia and Switzerland received the approval from the House of Representatives (DPR) special committee on Thursday, July 2.

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