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  • The Secret Articles
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    The Secret Articles

    Several articles in the Job Creation Law only appeared after the law was passed. There were differences between each draft, some of them having to do with the law’s substance. The Golkar Faction insists on keeping the tax cluster, which was only added in later. Some are making the accusation that the law was never agreed upon together.

  • Stepping on the Gas
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    Stepping on the Gas

    AGRARIAN and Spatial Planning Minister Sofyan Djalil said he has been working overtime at his office since Wednesday, October 14.

  • One-Narrative Lobbying
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    One-Narrative Lobbying

    Businessmen are lobbying protestors. The government asks regional governments for help.

  • Pejaten’s Gift for Trunojoyo
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    Pejaten’s Gift for Trunojoyo

    The State Intelligence Agency is supplying information to the police concerning actors behind the protests against the Job Creation Law. But youths are already mobilizing resistance on the streets.

  • Contents of 12-Kilogram LPG Tubes
    Letters

    Contents of 12-Kilogram LPG Tubes

    I AM a pensioner of a state-owned enterprise living with my wife. Our gas and electricity consumption relatively has not changed much for over a decade.

  • Caesarian Maneuver for the Omnibus Law
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    Caesarian Maneuver for the Omnibus Law

    Business-friendly articles were included in the last moments of the Job Creation Bill’s deliberation process, with Golkar Party motoring these changes. The law is believed to be legally defective because the bill’s final draft was not yet ready when the it was passed.

  • Intelligence Attempts to Suppress Protests
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    Intelligence Attempts to Suppress Protests

    Omnibus law protest coordinators allegedly approached by the police and intelligence agency. The Palace joined the lobbying.

  • For the Benefit of forest encroachers
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    For the Benefit of forest encroachers

    The Job Creation Law changes several forestry and environmental laws. Some ‘inserted’ articles benefit forest encroachers.

  • Part Tax Haven
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    Part Tax Haven

    Revisions to tax laws were inserted during the Job Creation Bill’s deliberation process. It provides many tax leniencies.

  • The Quality of Amanila Housing
    Letters

    The Quality of Amanila Housing

    WE, a number of occupants of Amanila Residence in Rangkapan Jaya, Depok, West Java, would like to complain the quality of the houses we have purchased from Nauman Landmark Group.

  • Revisiting an Old Plan
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    Revisiting an Old Plan

    Telkom’s old plan to purchase Gojek shares is close to reality. After past failure, the trillions-of-rupiah corporate action will be performed through Telkomsel. But uncertainty regarding the fate of the investment looms.

  • If it’s Healthy and in Line with the Core Business, Why Not?
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    If it’s Healthy and in Line with the Core Business, Why Not?

    Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Erick Thohir

  • Bad Investments
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    Bad Investments

    Telkom continues to invest to expand its digital business and telecommunication niche. Not all of the company’s investments yielded positive results.

  • Literacy Problem
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    Literacy Problem

    LITERACY rate among Indonesian people is very low.

  • The Coronavirus Prank from Pejaten
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    The Coronavirus Prank from Pejaten

    State Intelligence Agency’s swab tests are suspected to be inaccurate. Not all of the agency’s test results are reported to the Covid-19 task force and the health ministry’s research and development agency. Inaccurate test results may accelerate the virus’ transmission rate.

  • All-Purpose Intelligence Agency
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    All-Purpose Intelligence Agency

    The State Intelligence Agency is actively involved in Covid-19 mitigation efforts. The agency has approached numerous researchers and universities.

  • Discord  in Kemayoran
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    Discord in Kemayoran

    The health ministry was poorly coordinating Covid-19 mitigation efforts. Minister Luhut’s takeover resulted in a new controversy.

  • PCR Tests May Yield Conflicting Results
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    PCR Tests May Yield Conflicting Results

    Deputy of Communication and Information, State Intelligence Agency, Wawan Purwanto:

  • Covid-19 Call-Center Effectiveness Questioned
    Letters

    Covid-19 Call-Center Effectiveness Questioned

    MY relative’s family with one child was confirmed positive for coronavirus after having two swab tests. The doctor said the whole family could undergo self-quarantine.

  • Sukhoi Scandal Revisited
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    Sukhoi Scandal Revisited

    Thousands of secret financial documents shed light on suspicious transactions involving government officials, businessmen, and banking authorities all over the globe. A number of Indonesian businessmen are mentioned in the #FinCENFiles—leaked data from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, a United States financial intelligence bureau. The documents also mention suspicious activities surrounding the Indonesian government’s purchase of Sukhoi fighter jets in 2011-2013. This report was made possible through Tempo’s collaboration with the network of 110 media outlets from 88 countries, coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and BuzzFeed News.

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