Tempo Magazine | English Edition

Edition 13 January 2020

  • Under Tirtayasa’s Protection
    Cover Story

    Under Tirtayasa’s Protection

    The KPK failed to arrest PDI-P Secretary-General Hasto Kristiyanto in a graft case involving KPU commissioner, Wahyu Setiawan. Investigators were instead apprehended by a group of police officers at the Police Staff College. Leaders of the anti-graft agency are ignoring evidence of Hasto’s involvement.

  • A Delayed Invitation
    Cover Story

    A Delayed Invitation

    The PDI-P insisted on putting Harun Masiku in the DPR. The party tried to manipulate the interpretation of the Supreme Court’s decision.

  • Hasto’s Whereabouts and the diarrhea Powder
    Cover Story

    Hasto’s Whereabouts and the diarrhea Powder

    The alleged bribery of a KPU member implicates a number of PDI-P cadres. Megawati Soekarnoputri asks party members not to pursue personal interests.

  • Maneuvering for Harun
    Cover Story

    Maneuvering for Harun

    Although the electoral law states that a deceased legislative candidate must be replaced by the legislative candidate with the second most votes, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) asked the General Elections Commission (KPU) to instead put the party’s preferred candidate in the House of Representatives (DPR).

  • KPK Deputy Chief Lili Pintauli Siregar: It’s Not That We Failed to Search
    Cover Story

    KPK Deputy Chief Lili Pintauli Siregar: It’s Not That We Failed to Search

    Arrest operations for General Elections Commission (KPU) member, Wahyu Setiawan, and seven others on Wednesday-Thursday, January 8-9, did not go smoothly.

  • Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle Secretary-General Hasto Kristiyanto: We Await the Process at the KPK
    Cover Story

    Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle Secretary-General Hasto Kristiyanto: We Await the Process at the KPK

    After General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioner, Wahyu Setiawan, was reportedly arrested, Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Secretary-General, Hasto Kristiyanto, ‘disappeared’ almost one full day.

  • Dispute in Natuna
    National

    Dispute in Natuna

    The government has not spoken in unison regarding the maneuver of Chinese ships in the North Natuna Sea. It is a repeated old problem.

  • Conflict at the Sea
    National

    Conflict at the Sea

    PRESIDENT Joko Widodo has repeatedly visited the North Natuna Sea, but it did not stop the breach of Indonesia’s sovereignity there.

  • Submerged Terrace and Wet Hair
    National

    Submerged Terrace and Wet Hair

    Social media wars ensued between supporters and opposers of Anies Baswedan. Many negative reports on the Jakarta flood mitigation.

  • Auditing the Supervisors
    Economy

    Auditing the Supervisors

    An investigative audit into the Jiwasraya case has begun. Supervisors at financial institutions and state-owned enterprises are also being targeted in the audit.

  • Interview

    Interview

    MOELDOKO, Chief of Presidential Staff office: My Name Is Everywhere

    The trespassing of Chinese fishing and coast guard vessels in the Natuna waters off the Riau Islands in December 2019 reminds Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko of the history of Sriwijaya Kingdom centuries ago. As the kingdom was preoccupied with the war with the Ancient Mataram in Java, its control over the Malacca Strait fell into the hands of the Chinese.

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  • Economy

    I Had to Look for High Returns

    I Had to Look for High Returns

    Hary Prasetyo, finance and investment director of Asuransi Jiwasraya 2008-2018

  • Market Pulse

    A Good Start amidst the Middle East Escalating Tension

    A Good Start amidst the Middle East Escalating Tension

    UNEXPECTEDLY the rupiah appreciated when the situation in the Middle East is escalating.

  • International

    Peter Pan from Manchester

    Peter Pan from Manchester

    Reynhard Sinaga’s crimes became the biggest rape case in British history. He armed a ‘secret poison’.

  • Art & Culture

    An East Indies Home in The Hague

    Sophiahof Museum in The Hague aims to be a historical and cultural ‘home’ for people with ties to the former Dutch East Indies.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    Mourning General

    People attend a funeral procession for Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS

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  • TNI’s Dual Function
    Letters

    TNI’s Dual Function

    ON page 42 of Tempo’s January 7-13, 2020 edition with its special report on Gus Dur (Abdurrahman Wahid), there is an account of “21-Month Drive”.

  • Just relax, it’s a friendly ship
  • Conspiring Against the KPK
    Opinion

    Conspiring Against the KPK

    IT'S only fitting we give full respect to the investigators of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) who made a tenacious effort to apprehend the Secretary-General of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Hasto Kristiyanto.

  • Dangers in Jiwasraya Case
    Opinion

    Dangers in Jiwasraya Case

    The Jiwasraya scandal is a reflection of how atrocious monitoring of financial services in this country. Investor trust in financial markets could rapidly dissipate.

  • Anticipating Tension in the Gulf
    Opinion

    Anticipating Tension in the Gulf

    The assasination of Soleimani has to be condemned. Indonesia needs to be prepared to face the impact of the US-Iranian conflict if it escalates.

  • Empty Debate on Flood Debacle
    Opinion

    Empty Debate on Flood Debacle

    Flood controls in the capital city falls under long-term policies. Governor Anies Baswedan has become fixated on rhetoric.

  • Sidelines

    TIDORE, the sea, the old European fort: there are still remains on this tiny, clean and calm island. Here, 500 years ago, history and the world map shaped each other, tricked each other.

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