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Edition 23 October 2018

  • The Big Boss’ Footprints
    Cover Story

    The Big Boss’ Footprints

    Lippo Group CEO James Riady is implicated in the bribery case plaguing the Meikarta project. The KPK team searched his home, suspecting there may be evidence of foul play. There is suspicion that he o...

  • Crunch Time for District 28
    Cover Story

    Crunch Time for District 28

    There is suspicion that residential apartment towers in Meikarta were built before building permits were issued. Meikarta’s marketing may have been in violation of the law....

  • Anxious Buyers
    Cover Story

    Anxious Buyers

    DOZENS sat on rows of sofas facing the station where buyers select apartment units at the Meikarta Marketing Gallery in Cikarang, Bekasi Regency, last Thursday....

  • An Ambitious Project in Trouble
    Cover Story

    An Ambitious Project in Trouble

    When the Meikarta project in Cikarang, Bekasi Regency, West Java, was still in its planning phase, there were already suspicions of foul play. ...

  • New CITY In Cibatu
    Cover Story

    New CITY In Cibatu

    Lippo Group claims it will build a new city on an area of 774 hectares with various modern facilities....

  • Hard Cases, Hard Promises
    National

    Hard Cases, Hard Promises

    After four years in office, the Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla administration has not yet met their campaign promise to settle cases of serious human rights violations. With no intention to take the cases to...

  • Circumventing the Human Rights Court
    National

    Circumventing the Human Rights Court

    THE offer was put on the table by Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo in a meeting at the coordinating ministry for politic, justice and security affairs in May. National Human Rights Commission (Komna...

  • Over Before It Began
    National

    Over Before It Began

    Efforts to deal with the 1965 human rights violations have stalled. Initiatives for resolutions actually come from the regions....

  • Five Hundred Days for One Novel
    National

    Five Hundred Days for One Novel

    The police investigation into the case of KPK investigator Novel Baswedan is stagnated. The unsolved case can become a blemish on the Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla administration. ...

  • We Can’t Promise Anything
    National

    We Can’t Promise Anything

    As the end of their term of office approaches, President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla still have some unfulfilled campaign promises. One of them is to resolve the past human right abuse ...

  • Outreach

    Outreach

    Empowering Fisherwomen

    Women are often not recognized as fishers. They need information and access to various facilities, including assistance.

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  • Economy

    Easy Pay for Lesser Price

    Payment apps’ competition tightens. Businesses engage in promotion wars to boost transactions...

  • Economy

    Pursued by the Central Bank’s Standards

    THE WeChat Pay clamor in Bali that began two months ago has not changed Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara’s perception. WeChat Pay accepted payment in Chinese renminbi—something wh...

  • Market Pulse

    Evil Winter is Right Here

    The world economy keeps on shaking. Even the mighty Chinese economy has taken a hit. Last Thursday, the renminbi fell, almost touched the psychological barrier of 7 yuan per US dollar. China’s econo...



  • KTU’s Right of Reply
    Letters

    KTU’s Right of Reply

    We hereby submit our right of reply to the article Troubled Waters Around the Port published in the October 15-21, 2018 edition of Tempo Magazine....

  • I Want To Move To Meikarta
    Cartoon

    I Want To Move To Meikarta

    I Want To Move To Meikarta...

  • MegaProject’s Mega Bribes
    Opinion

    MegaProject’s Mega Bribes

    MegaProject’s Mega Bribes...

  • Sweet Empty Promises
    Opinion

    Sweet Empty Promises

    The government has never been serious about tackling past human rights violations. Reconciliation is not a solution. ...

  • Pushing for Electronic Election
    Opinion

    Pushing for Electronic Election

    The government must speed up the process for implementing electronic voting and counting. Cheaper, more efficient and accurate....

  • Regulating Digital Payments
    Opinion

    Regulating Digital Payments

    Non-cash payments are becoming increasingly popular. Firm intervention is needed from the Central Bank. ...

  • 63 Percent of Muslim Teachers Intolerant
    National

    63 Percent of Muslim Teachers Intolerant

    A research conducted by the Center for Islamic and Social Studies (PPIM) of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University has indicated that the majority of Muslim teachers in Indonesia are intolerant ...

  • Sums
    Word Watch

    Sums

    2 x 2 = 4. Two twos are four....

  • Sidelines

    It is now two minutes to midnight. Not long to Doomsday.

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