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  • Mystery Surrounding the Two Brigadiers
    Cover Story

    Mystery Surrounding the Two Brigadiers

    Two members of the Police Mobile Brigade Gegana Squad were named suspects in the acid attack on Corruption Eradication Commission investigator, Novel Baswedan. Despite the still obscure facts surrounding the discovery, the police are certain they have caught the people responsible.

  • From Eagle Eyes to Kelapa Dua
    Cover Story

    From Eagle Eyes to Kelapa Dua

    AT the closing of 2019, the Jakarta Police Deparment apprehended two suspected perpetrators of the acid attack on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, Novel Baswedan.

  • Two Cases Behind the Acid Attack
    Cover Story

    Two Cases Behind the Acid Attack

    The motive of Novel Baswedan’s attackers is drawing suspicion. Two cases are believed to be behind the acid attack.

  • Corruption Eradication Commission Investigator, Novel Baswedan: He is a hired man
    Cover Story

    Corruption Eradication Commission Investigator, Novel Baswedan: He is a hired man

    Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, Novel Baswedan, has doubts about his alleged assailant Brig. Rahmat Kadir Mahulette’s statement, calling him a traitor.

  • National Police Spokesperson,  Brig. Gen. Raden Prabowo Argo Yuwono: They have confessed
    Cover Story

    National Police Spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Raden Prabowo Argo Yuwono: They have confessed

    BRIGADIER Ronny Bugis and Brig. Rahmat Kadir Mahulette fell under the spotlight after they were announced as suspects in the acid attack on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan.

  • Flooding in the New Year
    National

    Flooding in the New Year

    Extreme rainfall and stalled flood control projects led to flooding in Jakarta and vicinities. This was exacerbated by the lack of government preparedness to deal with the disaster, despite having been warned by the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

  • Flustered by the Floodwaters
    National

    Flustered by the Floodwaters

    The torrential downpour which lasted for over five hours as New Year’s Day of 2020 was ushered in caused flooding across most of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi.

  • The Second Generation of Ad-Dakhil
    National

    The Second Generation of Ad-Dakhil

    The late Abdurrahman Wahid, or Gus Dur as he is affectionately known, was respected for eliminating various forms of discrimination and intolerance. Walking in his footsteps, Gus Dur’s four daughters are active in various movements advocating tolerance and promoting pluralism.

  • Clawing Over Crustacean Cash
    Economy

    Clawing Over Crustacean Cash

    Minister Edhy Prabowo plans to change regulations on lobster passed during the time of his predecessor, Susi Pudjiastuti. Some business owners are lobbying him.

  • Stock Price Manipulation Ending in a Ban
    Economy

    Stock Price Manipulation Ending in a Ban

    Two businessmen from the private sector are still on the Attorney General’s banned persons list in the Jiwasraya case. They conducted fund placement in a number of risky portfolios.

  • Interview

    Interview

    Cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, Jakarta Archbishop: Religion Conflicts Are Just a Symptom

    FOR the third time, the Vatican has chosen an Indonesian archbishop to be Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. On October 5, last year, Jakarta Archbishop Monsignor Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo was installed by the head of  the Holy See Pope Francis as one of the 13 new cardinals or ‘princes’ of the Church. 

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  • Market Pulse

    A Fateful Year for Unicorns

    A Fateful Year for Unicorns

    THERE is one more bubble that can potentially burst in 2020: the unicorn bubble. This is a very large bubble, as unicorns are internet-based startups with valuations of over one billion US dollars.

  • Outreach

    Preventing Stunted Growth

    Preventing Stunted Growth

    Regions in East Java are aiming for zero stunting in children. Numerous programs are underway, including education. Incorporating the messages in games has become one of the methods.

  • Letters

    Fanaticism towards Truth

    Fanaticism towards Truth

    People nowadays can accuse, fault-find and  convey any public harsh criticism without need for clarification.

  • Religion

    Transvestite Interpretations In Islam

    Islam recognizes a category of sex other than male and female. In classical fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), waria, or transvestites, are grouped into mukhannast.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    Excavating Ganesha Antique

    Residents clean up the grounds surrounding the excavataion location of a Ganesha statue in a potato garden in Dieng Kulon village, Kejajar, Wonosobo, Central Java, Thursday (01/01/2020). A farmer found the 1.4-meter-tall Ganesha statue with a width of 1.2 meters when working on his plot. The statue is estimated to be a relic from the Mataram Period and is now under the supervision of the Cultural Heritage Conservation Body (BPCB). ANTARA/Anis Efizudin

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  • Vacation
    Cartoon

    Vacation

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Finding The Mastermind
    Opinion

    Finding The Mastermind

    IT feels like an insult to common sense if the public is expected to simply lap up the confessions of the two suspects arrested by police last week, in the attack case against senior investigator of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Novel Baswedan.

  • Blame Game in Jakarta’s Floods
    Opinion

    Blame Game in Jakarta’s Floods

    The central government and the regional administration are busy accusing each other to the cause of the floods that inundated Jakarta. Weak public service management occurred at all levels.

  • Gus Dur’s Legacy
    Opinion

    Gus Dur’s Legacy

    Many people are continuing Abdurrahman Wahid’s teachings in relation to tolerance and pluralism. His life is the embodiment of Indonesia’s values and principles.

  • Don’t Export Lobster hatchlings
    Opinion

    Don’t Export Lobster hatchlings

    The new Minister of Maritime and Fisheries plans to annul the ban on export of lobster hatchlings. This could endanger marine ecosystem and the entire commodity.

  • Sidelines

    THE Buddha’s feet blistered and swollen or indistinct and changing: the series of paintings mentions ‘the sleeping Buddha’ even though the soles of the feet on the canvases convey the impression of Buddha who has travelled far. And not only far, but not bound by origin or confined by direction.

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