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  • Protection for Domestic Workers
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    Protection for Domestic Workers

    Two factions in the House of Representatives refuse to deliberate the Domestic Workers Protection Bill. It is viewed as increasing the burden of the employers.

  • State Guidelines’ Double-Edged Sword
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    State Guidelines’ Double-Edged Sword

    Discussions on state guidelines have yet to reach an agreement. It could be used to topple the president.

  • Third Time’s a Charm?
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    Third Time’s a Charm?

    People in Joko Widodo’s circle are believed to be maneuvering for a third term of office for the president. They prepared two scenarios through the constitutional amendment.

  • In-laws Lobbying for TNI Commander
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    In-laws Lobbying for TNI Commander

    Two military chiefs of staff are maneuvering in their quest to succeed Air Chief Marshall Hadi Tjahjanto. Andika Perkasa’s prospect is affected by his age of retirement, only a year away. Yudo Margono is hampered by the tragedy of Nanggala-402.

  • Patients with Military Escort
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    Patients with Military Escort

    The number of Covid-19 cases has gone up in some areas. Many residents in Bangkalan, East Java, refuse to take PCR tests.

  • Turmoil at Krishna’s Shrine
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    Turmoil at Krishna’s Shrine

    Hare Krishna’s followers in Bali suffer from intimidation, which was supported by Governor I Wayan Koster.

  • Stuck in Authority Formation
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    Stuck in Authority Formation

    Discussion on the Personal Data Protection bill is slow. The Indonesian government insists that the supervision is under the Ministry of Communication.

  • Towering Budget for New Weapons
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    Towering Budget for New Weapons

    Budget for primary weapons systems is suspected only known to the defense ministry. The government is preparing a legal structure so that the budget is not disturbed until all debts will have been paid off.

  • Prabowo’s Speed Train Arms Deal
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    Prabowo’s Speed Train Arms Deal

    Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto plans to place a large order for sophisticated military equipment. It is suspected that this procurement does not involve the Indonesian Military (TNI). There is concern that companies filled with people close to Prabowo will monopolize the procurement of military equipment.

  • Striking a Chord with a Distant Cousin
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    Striking a Chord with a Distant Cousin

    An organization supporting Puan Maharani is growing in the provinces. There is support from the family of Taufiq Kiemas.

  • The Running of the Bulls
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    The Running of the Bulls

    Puan Maharani’s camp is putting pressure on Ganjar Pranowo who they see has ambitions to become a presidential candidate. Joko Widodo’s supporters are lining up on Ganjar’s side.

  • Gotong-royong Vaccine Too Expensive
  • The Palace Hunts Down Cendana
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    The Palace Hunts Down Cendana

    The government is aggressively reclaiming a number of assets and receivables related to the family of former President Suharto. They are considered to be detrimental to the state.

  • Suharto’s Children and the Stray Kites
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    Suharto’s Children and the Stray Kites

    Suharto’s children made the Berkarya Party into a family political vehicle. They are deemed to have not run it seriously.

  • A Forbidden Meeting at the Rectorate Building
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    A Forbidden Meeting at the Rectorate Building

    The ministry of education, culture, research and technology found new evidence about the alleged plagiarism that dragged Semarang State University Rector Fathur Rokhman. Passing the hot potato to Gadjah Mada University.

  • General Danny’s Final Operation
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    General Danny’s Final Operation

    The Chief of the Papua Office of the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) was killed while inspecting a checkpoint in the Beoga District, Puncak Regency. He had been raising public support in the area of operation.

  • Terrorist Branded from Merdeka Barat
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    Terrorist Branded from Merdeka Barat

    The plan to name armed groups in Papua as terrorist organizations is spurred with the death of the Papua State Intelligence Agency Chief. The government is taking steps to prevent Papuan independence.

  • Terrorist Label for Papuan Armed Group
  • Forced Separation of the Research Institution
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    Forced Separation of the Research Institution

    The PDI-P is pushing the National Research and Innovation Agency to become an autonomous institution. Megawati Soekarnoputri could potentially be appointed to chair its steering committee.

  • Rocking Muhaimin’s Boat
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    Rocking Muhaimin’s Boat

    Some National Awakening Party (PKB) officials, who are removed before their terms ended, are closing ranks against Muhaimin Iskandar.

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