Opinion



  • Cheap Eggs Misery
    Opinion

    Cheap Eggs Misery

    The domination by large companies triggers a collapse in the price of eggs in the market. This unhealthy poultry trading system must be reformed.

  • After the Thomas Cup Euphoria
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    After the Thomas Cup Euphoria

    The Thomas Cup returns to Indonesia after 19 years. This must provide the momentum to reform our badminton management.

  • Another Case of Money Politics
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    Another Case of Money Politics

    The Serang Corruption Court is hearing a corruption case regarding grants to Islamic boarding schools involving Banten provincial officials. Apparently, patronage politics still exists in the region.

     

  • A Three-Horse Race to 2024
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    A Three-Horse Race to 2024

    It is reported that President Jokowi gives the green light to a number of prospective candidates wanting to stand for the presidency. Is he seeking political protection post-2024?

  • Two Years of Jokowi-Ma'ruf Amin
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    Two Years of Jokowi-Ma'ruf Amin

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Nobel Prize for the Watchdogs
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    Nobel Prize for the Watchdogs

    The Nobel Peace Prize this year underlines the importance of journalism in uncovering truths about those in power. It now has to deal with the influence of social media.

  • The Shambolic Handling of Rape Cases
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    The Shambolic Handling of Rape Cases

    The police ignore victim’s perspective when handling the case of alleged sexual violence in Luwu Timur. It would be difficult to catch the perpetrator.

  • A Time Bomb for Our Democracy
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    A Time Bomb for Our Democracy

    There is no pressing reason to establish a TNI Reserve Component. It has the potential to endanger civil democracy.

  • Oil Palm’s Tax Deficit
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    Oil Palm’s Tax Deficit

    There is something amiss with the tax remittances from the oil palm industry. At a time when the area of plantations is increasing, state revenues from the sector are stagnant, and are even in decline. This is an old problem long unresolved.

  • Police Reality Show
    Cartoon

    Police Reality Show

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

     

  • Failing Our Soldiers
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    Failing Our Soldiers

    The Constitutional Court has ruled against the plan for the merger of Taspen and Asabri into BP Jamsostek. This is a missed opportunity to clean things up.

  • The Bucket Should Stop with Jokowi
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    The Bucket Should Stop with Jokowi

    The President must not continue to avoid doing anything. He should abide by the recommendation from the Ombudsman and restore the jobs of the KPK employees.

  • The Law of No Law
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    The Law of No Law

    The DPR legislative body has once again held up the bill for forfeiture of assets acquired through criminal acts. This law is sorely needed to recover assets the state has lost through corruption and other economic crimes.

  • Food Estate Disaster
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    Food Estate Disaster

    President Joko Widodo’s food estate project has the potential to trigger an ecological disaster. It is against the law and is not transparent.

  • The Team to Beat
    Cartoon

    The Team to Beat

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

     

  • Waiting for Result
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    Waiting for Result

    The government’s promise to attract massive investment through the Indonesia Investment Authority has not been realized. A considerable danger begins to emerge before our eyes.

  • Clean Air Appeal
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    Clean Air Appeal

    The government refuses to accept a win by citizens in a lawsuit regarding air pollution. This is wasting an opportunity to improve the air quality in the capital.

  • A Lesson from Sorong
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    A Lesson from Sorong

    The policy by the Sorong Regent revoking oil palm plantation business permits should be emulated by others. Indigenous peoples need protection.

  • Umi Sardjono and the Annual Ghost
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    Umi Sardjono and the Annual Ghost

    It takes courage to expose what really happened in 1965, including about Gerwani and its leader Umi Sardjono. To this day, people still hate each other based on a concocted history.

  • Broken Record
    Cartoon

    Broken Record

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

     

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