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  • The Child Marriage Broadcast
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    The Child Marriage Broadcast

    Letters from the readers

  • Suit Against the Civic Knowledge Test
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    Suit Against the Civic Knowledge Test

    Non-active KPK employees are filing a lawsuit to several institutions against the civic knowledge test. The process of regulating the test is considered as legally flawed.

  • Money for the Chief
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    Money for the Chief

    KPK Chief Firli Bahuri allegedly received Rp100 million in his bank account, labeled “Idul Fitri money.” His helicopter rental fee is believed to have been much higher.

  • Firli the Culprit
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    Firli the Culprit

    KPK Chief Firli Bahuri is believed to be one of the central figures behind the anti-corruption agency’s downfall. Cases have often been leaked after he joined the KPK. Furthermore, he has allegedly been spying on his colleagues at the KPK to learn their secrets.

  • The Force behind the Rulers
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    The Force behind the Rulers

    The role of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the formulation of government’s strategic policies strengthened under President Joko Widodo. The result of a privilege of a law inherited from the New Order era.

  • I’m Certain I Have the Majority Vote
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    I’m Certain I Have the Majority Vote

    Arsjad Rasjid emerged only recently as a candidate for Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman. The Indika Energy CEO admits to have met with cabinet members and political party officials to ask for their blessing.

  • I Still Believe in a Happy Ending
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    I Still Believe in a Happy Ending

    Some of Anindya Bakrie’s supporters in the Indonesian Chamber of Industry and Commerce National Conference were reportedly visited by the National Intelligence Agency. There is also information that a Palace representative summoned Anindya and asked him to withdraw from the race.

  • The Palace’s Hands in KADIN’s Chair Election
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    The Palace’s Hands in KADIN’s Chair Election

    Election for the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman turned heated. The Palace’s alleged support for one of the candidates puts pressures on voters.

  • Questioning Job Creation Law
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    Questioning Job Creation Law

    Letters from the readers.

  • What Would Be My Interest in Making a List?
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    What Would Be My Interest in Making a List?

    Corruption Eradication Commission Chairman Commissioner General Firli Bahuri is suspected to have initiated the elimination of 75 employees. There are reports that Firli had created a list of names of people to be dismissed from the KPK even before the status transfer to civil servants was discussed. Firli denied these allegations in this interview.

  • Suspended Search for Suspects
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    Suspended Search for Suspects

    The dismissal of a number of investigators and preliminary investigators for failing a civic knowledge test hampers the handling of several cases. This is advantageous to those implicated in cases investigated by the KPK.

  • The Civic Knowledge Test Maneuver
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    The Civic Knowledge Test Maneuver

    Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Chair Firli Bahuri allegedly already created a list of employees to be dismissed in November 2020. It is suspected that he pressured other KPK leaders to approve the civic knowledge test and inserted an article on it into KPK’s regulation. The dismissal of 75 employees was the final step in the complete disabling of the anti-corruption agency. 

  • Pancasila in the National Education
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    Pancasila in the National Education

    Tempo readers write a view on national education and complain to the Ciomas River View developer in Bogor, West Java.

  • Down and Out in Sex Offences
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    Down and Out in Sex Offences

    Victims of sexual violence after meeting offenders on the Internet find it difficult to crawl out of depression. The state of their mental health declines even further upon realizing cases cannot be resolved through legal channels.

  • Online Predators
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    Online Predators

    Perpetrators of sexual violence are now hunting potential victims online. More and more adolescents and children have fallen victim.

  • Fake Promises
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    Fake Promises

    Online sexual violence is running rampant in South Korea, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. Perpetrators are not severely punished.

  •  Digital Platforms for Sexual Violence
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    Digital Platforms for Sexual Violence

    Online sexual violence does not only target adult women, but also adolescents. Despite the rising number of cases each year, there is still scant protection for victims. Perpetrators sell sexual extortion videos to pornography platforms on the Internet, reaping hundreds of millions of rupiah.

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  • Crypto Trading Can Be Misused if Not Regulated
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    Crypto Trading Can Be Misused if Not Regulated

    Crypto assets become increasingly popular in Indonesia. In four months alone, from January to April, their transaction value reached Rp237 trillion, or a fourfold increase from throughout 2020. At least 5.6 million Indonesians now own various digital coins. Bappebti Chair, Indrasari Wisnu Wardana, explains his institution’s position regarding the new, largely unregulated market.

  • Little Fish in the Big Crypto Pond
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    Little Fish in the Big Crypto Pond

    Cryptocurrency is growing in popularity in Indonesia’s online market. Some cryptocurrencies are profitable, some others not.

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