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  • Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Chair of Gerindra Party's 2019 Presidential Campaign Team: Prabowo No Longer Has Any Ambition

    Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Chair of Gerindra Party's 2019 Presidential Campaign Team: Prabowo No Longer Has Any Ambition

    SANDIAGA Salahuddin Uno accepted a new duty last February: becoming Chair of the Gerindra Party 2019 Presidential Election Campaign Team. Sandiaga, 48, was personally appointed by Prabowo Subianto, the party's general chair.

  • Hints of Goenawan in Hanafi's Work, and Vice Versa

    Hints of Goenawan in Hanafi's Work, and Vice Versa

    Two sensibilities seem to have merged in a unique alliance: Hanafi's abstract art and Goenawan Mohamad's biomorphism.

  • Making Farming Cool For Young Farmers

    Making Farming Cool For Young Farmers

    As an agrarian country, Indonesia is faced with a rather ironic predicament: more and more people have shied away from agriculture, mainly because of the stigma that farmers are a poverty-ridden segment.

  • Backyard Organic Farming

    Backyard Organic Farming

    Maya Stolastika and Herwita Rosalina are training young communities to take up organic farming. They also invite young farmers to work together.

  • Rizieq Investigation Put To an End

    Rizieq Investigation Put To an End

    THE West Java Police has issued a letter terminating its investigation into Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab's alleged defamation of the national ideology Pancasila and against Indonesia's first President Sukarno.

  • Foreign Workers Under Scrutiny

    Foreign Workers Under Scrutiny

    The Ombudsman and the government insist their respective data on illegal foreign workers is accurate. Foreign workers are suspected of exploiting Indonesia's mild visitor visa requirements.

  • Enlisting the Police in Pulau Laut

    Enlisting the Police in Pulau Laut

    A company owned by Andi Syamsuddin Arsyad, known as Haji Isam, reported locals and a journalist to the police. The police are accused of taking sides.

  • Port Tycoon's Fishy Transactions

    Port Tycoon's Fishy Transactions

    An export-import businessman allegedly distributed Rp1.5 trillion to state officials. Customs officers and members of the police are involved.

  • Freeport's Tailing Mess

    Freeport's Tailing Mess

    Minister Siti Nurbaya's decision to annul Freeport's waste management shook the divestment process. Things were ironed out only after a meeting of four ministers.

  • A Mystery Recording and an Old Adversary
    Cover Story

    A Mystery Recording and an Old Adversary

    Believed to have originated from a wiretap, parts of a conversation between Rini Soemarno and PLN CEO Sofyan Basir are spreading on social media. The State Intelligence Agency denied the recording came from them. It seems like an effort to shake up the position of the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises.

  • Cover Story

    Cover Story

    A Three-Term LNG Project

    The son of Vice President Jusuf Kalla came up with a plan to build a gas receiving and regasification terminal in Bojonegara. The project has been in limbo, starting from the era of CEO Karen Agustiawan at Pertamina up til Elia Massa Manik's leadership.


  • Cover Story

    Betweeen Enmity and Electability

    A recording of a discussion between Rini and Sofyan-SOEs minister and CEO of the state-owned electric company-has raised the idea to form a special committee in the DPR.

  • Cover Story

    Rini Soemarno: We Were Discussing a Project

    After a recording of her conversation with PLN CEO Sofyan Basir became viral in the social media, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Rini Soemarno has filed a report with the police.

  • Opinion

    Reasonable Doubt

    Without proper clarification, the leaked conversation between State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno and state electricity company PLN CEO Sofyan Basir would only create suspicious rumo

  • Playing with Fire

    Playing with Fire

    The police violated the constitution when they detained a journalist and intimidated farmers protesting against an oil palm company in South Kalimantan.

  • Drastic Measures

    Drastic Measures

    The police have yet to investigate a certain businessman's trillions of rupiah in suspicious transactions. Customs reform is at stake.

  • Sidelines

    Is it true that the mind is better than might? Javanese sayings often say so: akal' is better than 'okol', reason is better than brute force.

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