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Edition 29 April 2019

  • Eight Months in Pursuit of Sofyan
    Cover Story

    Eight Months in Pursuit of Sofyan

    The KPK named PLN CEO Sofyan Basir as a suspect in the Riau-1 STEAM POWER PLANT graft case. But the anti-corruption agency’s leadership is divided. The KPK’s investigation was stalled due to police scrutiny into KPK Chairman Agus Rahardjo.

  • Held Hostage by an Old Case
    Cover Story

    Held Hostage by an Old Case

    Agus Prabowo visited the Jakarta Police on Wednesday, February 20. Jakarta Police Special Crimes Director Sr. Comsr. Adi Deriyan had sent Agus a summons letter eight days prior.

  • The Fourth Suspect’s Game
    Cover Story

    The Fourth Suspect’s Game

    Sofyan Basir was named suspect due to his active role in meetings held to arrange the Riau-1 coal-fired power plant project. There is condemning evidence that he agreed to receiving kickbacks.

  • Stung by Bowo Sidik’s Jabbering
    Cover Story

    Stung by Bowo Sidik’s Jabbering

    Two weeks before the investigation warrant for Sofyan Basir in connection to the Riau-1 steam power plant (PLTU) project was signed, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) received fresh information on Sofyan’s involvement in another case.

  • Finding Fault for Erroneous Counts
    National

    Finding Fault for Erroneous Counts

    The camps of both presidential candidates are accusing each other of foul play in the elections. No evidence has yet emerged whether the shenanigans were deliberate, systematic and widespread.

  • Crosses in the Tally Column
    National

    Crosses in the Tally Column

    Various incidents of foul play allegedly occurred in the legislative election.

  • A Kertanegara People’s Movement
    National

    A Kertanegara People’s Movement

    The Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno camp is insistent that they have won the presidential election. They are trying to mobilize large numbers of people and are working on forming a special committee in the parliament.

  • Expecting Money from Hong Kong
    Economy

    Expecting Money from Hong Kong

    With Ilham Habibie, investment firm SSG Capital Management will acquire Bank Muamalat. Prospective investors have met with Ma’ruf Amin, Chairperson of the Sharia Supervisory Board.

  • The Bus’ Revival
    Economy

    The Bus’ Revival

    The surging price of airfares is a blessing for autobus companies, prompting them to promote the premium class fleet.

  • The Primary Suspect
    Opinion

    The Primary Suspect

    The naming of PLN Chief Executive Officer Sofyan Basir as a bribery suspect by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is a strong indication of poor management at the state-owned electricity company.

  • Opinion

    Opinion

    Don’t Blame Quick Count

    Prabowo-Sandiaga supporters have arbitrarily attacked organizations behind quick count polls. This is a threat to democracy.

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  • Opinion

    Danger Signals from Sri Lanka

    Danger Signals from Sri Lanka

    Political conflict and sectarian tensions led to intelligence warnings about terrorism being ignored. Protection of Muslims must be the priority.

  • Opinion

    Saving Bank Muamalat

    Saving Bank Muamalat

    Bank Muamalat needs large capital injection to avoid bankruptcy. Do not ever mix political interests with business.

  • Interview

    Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia: Leaders Should Not Inflame Situations

    Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia: Leaders Should Not Inflame Situations

    Public orations rejecting the quick count results of the 2019 presidential election trouble President Joko Widodo.



  • *Reporting, Mr President!
    Cartoon

    *Reporting, Mr President!

    *Reporting, Mr President!

  • Stories Through Weaving
    Outreach

    Stories Through Weaving

    Agustina Kahi Atanau dedicates her life to conserving and promoting Sumba’s handwoven textile. She received the Wastra Nusantara Lifetime Achievement Award from the First Lady.

  • Standard Chartered Bank Indonesia’s Clarification
    Letters

    Standard Chartered Bank Indonesia’s Clarification

    We thank you for the interview request from Tempo and the publication of Standard Chartered Bank Indonesia’s response in the article entitled Mandiri Aims For The Top carried in the April 23-29, 2019 edition.

  • Sidelines

    Poetry moves us when it touches on faith and death.

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