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Politicial parties are hijacking politicians from other parties, nominating them as their own in the coming legislative election. Internal party conflicts are being exploited.
Poetry has never saved the world, but it can save language from myth and death.
THE digital revolution was once cause for 48-year-old filmmaker John De Rantau to stop making movies.
Acquiescence has brought fortune to 25-year-old Fierrany Halita, who had never thought her short animated film would receive 10 national and international awards.
Multitudes of women are, in fact, involved in the fisheries sector’s production chain, from pre-production, processing, to marketing fish catch. But their participation is often underestimated and unappreciated: Women are simply seen as helpers. A number of organizations are working to empower fisherwomen through a variety of programs. In East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, for example, the Food and Agriculture Organization is teaching women seaweed farmers proper farming as well as food processing techniques. Meanwhile, Konsorsium Dian Tama is empowering fisherwomen in Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan, by providing training for creating fish products. To welcome the National Maritime Day next month, Tempo English reports.
Suhariyanto Chair of Central Statistics Agency: I don’t mess around with the numbers
Political parties perform acrobatic maneuvers to replace lost cadres, relying on equally popular figures.
Inalum-Freeport negotiations leave much to be resolved. Certain snags may still cause the deal to go awry.
A fantasy movie is currently playing, with the theme of revenge set in 19th century Java. A touch of the ‘Wild West’.
Innovation on the Riverbank
Hundreds of high school students participated in a program called Learning with the Maestros. They immersed themselves in the daily lives of artists.
The value and structure of Freeport’s divestment have already been agreed upon two months ago.
A bribery case involving the Riau-1 Steam Power Plant (PLTU) project has implicated Sofyan Basir, CEO of the State Electricity Company (PLN).
Among Golkar Party politicians, Johanes Budisutrisno Kotjo is seen as being inseparable from Setya Novanto and Idrus Marham.
The macro assumption that goes off target has caused energy subsidies to soar. It can’t be overcome by political considerations.
Through Indonesia Asahan Aluminum (Inalum), the government has inked a deal with Freeport to acquire majority shares. The deal can end up in smoke if the requirements are not met.
Many politicians have been changing parties in order to increase their chance of entering the House of Representatives. It indicates a failure by those parties to prepare their candidates.
The recently revealed bribery scandal at the Riau-1 Steam Power Plan development project showed that corruption is still festering within the state electricity company (PLN).