Tempo Magazine | English Edition

Edition 15 January 2020

  • The Harun Mystery
    Cover Story

    The Harun Mystery

    KPK leadership appears to be keeping Harun Masiku’s whereabouts secret, stating that he was overseas prior to the series of arrest operations. Tempo’s investigation found that Harun was in the capital city during KPK sting operations. While investigating the bribery case implicating KPU member, Wahyu Setiawan, KPK’s investigation team has been met with great challenges without the full support of the agency’s leadership.

  • A Judge’s Son at the Secretary-General’s Office
    Cover Story

    A Judge’s Son at the Secretary-General’s Office

    Harun Masiku was not only active in politics but also in the field of law.

  • The Lukewarm Hunt for Harun
    Cover Story

    The Lukewarm Hunt for Harun

    Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leaders are only half-heartedly pursuing the alleged bribery of General Elections Commission (KPU) member, Wahyu Setiawan, who was apprehended on January 8.

  • The Raging Bull
    Cover Story

    The Raging Bull

    The PDI-P launches a counterattack after KPK sting operations. The party questions the legitimacy of the anti-corruption agency’s operation.

  • Corruption Eradication Commission Acting Spokesperson, Ali Fikri: There is Not Yet a Record of Harun’s Return
    Cover Story

    Corruption Eradication Commission Acting Spokesperson, Ali Fikri: There is Not Yet a Record of Harun’s Return

    VARIOUS peculiarities have colored the investigation into the suspected bribery of former General Elections Commission member, Wahyu Setiawan.

  • PDI-P Legal Team Coordinator, I Wayan Sudirta: We’re Black and Blue
    Cover Story

    PDI-P Legal Team Coordinator, I Wayan Sudirta: We’re Black and Blue

    SEVERAL Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politicians are implicated in the bribery of General Elections Commission (KPU) member, Wahyu Setiawan.

  • The Omnibus Law Draws Criticism
    News Capsule

    The Omnibus Law Draws Criticism

    The government plans to turn in a draft of the Omnibus Law to the House of Representatives (DPR) this month.

  • Game Over, Asabri
    Economy

    Game Over, Asabri

    Asabri’s share price plunged to an all-time low. The company is on the verge of demise as it fails to conduct proper placement studies.

  • Asabri’s Hollow Investments
    Economy

    Asabri’s Hollow Investments

    Asabri’s investment management is believed to be problematic. These issues have already been detected for a while, involving the same actors as those in the Jiwasraya case.

  • Early 2020 Double Jackpots
    Market Pulse

    Early 2020 Double Jackpots

    YEAR of 2020 arrived with a pair of boons for Indonesia. Firstly, the US-Iran war does not come yet, and the oil prices does not tapered off.

  • Investigation

    Investigation

    Dangerous Waste Mismanagement

    There are problems with the entire management process for hazardous and toxic waste from hospitals in East Java. It is endangering public health.

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  • Health

    Abortion Drugs Tade

    Abortion Drugs Tade

    Sales of abortion drug thrive in social media, even in online shops. The demand boom and ample loopholes in supervising enabled black market growth for drug used to abort fetus.

  • Special Report

    From  Den Kisot to Patos Alley

    From Den Kisot to Patos Alley

    By all appearances, 2019 did not produce many surprising works of art. Nevertheless, the Indonesian art scene still managed to come up with some strong gusts of fresh air, and several efforts were made to explore new aesthetic realms. Tempo invited a handful of art scene observers to select and discuss nominees before we elected them to become the works and our artist selection of the year.

  • Interview

    Sanitiar Burhanuddin, Attorney-General: I’m not partisan

    Sanitiar Burhanuddin, Attorney-General: I’m not partisan

    The Attorney-General Office (AGO) suddenly came under public spotlight following the graft case involving state life insurance company, Asuransi Jiwasraya. Right after the investigation was launched on December 2019, the AGO led by Sanitiar Burhanuddin moved fast by first coordinating with the Immigration directorate-general to impose travel ban on 13 people, including the former company board of directors, and later establishing and detaining five of them as suspects.

  • Letters

    Don’t Cut Gas Subsidy

    The global economy is indeed weakening and slowing down. A crisis threat may arise if world leaders are not cautious in adopting their stance.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    Baby Blues

    Baby orangutan Qia clings to her mother when they are about to be evacuated by the Indonesian International Animal Rescue (IAR) medical team from a plantation in Jalan Ketapang Tanjungpura, Sungai Awan Kiri village, Ketapang Regency, West Kalimantan, Monday, January 13. Indonesian IAR relocates the two orangutans to their natural habitat in the Sentap Kacang Forest which will provide them with plenty of food. ANTARA/HO/Humas IAR-Rudiansyah

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  • Tidy Up and Clean Up
    Cartoon

    Tidy Up and Clean Up

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • The End of KPK under Jokowi
    Opinion

    The End of KPK under Jokowi

    IF only President Joko Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR) had not blunted the spearhead of Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency, this embarrassing drama would not have happened.

  • Transparency of the Omnibus Laws
    Opinion

    Transparency of the Omnibus Laws

    The deliberations of omnibus laws that are taking place behind closed doors are causing suspicion. The government and the DPR must involve the public.

  • Acrobatics in the New Capital
    Opinion

    Acrobatics in the New Capital

    President Jokowi is involving three international figures in the planning of the new capital. This is more of a problem than a solution.

  • After Jiwasraya Comes Asabri
    Opinion

    After Jiwasraya Comes Asabri

    Investment in low value shares has the potential to cost Asabri up to Rp16 trillion. Comprehensive reforms are needed

  • Knock-off Ballpoints from Yiwu
    Law

    Knock-off Ballpoints from Yiwu

    The Customs and Excise Directorate General confiscated a container containing counterfeit pens from China at the Port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya. The gang of counterfeiters also sells other imitations such as razor blades and liquid glue.

  • Sidelines

    FLOODWATERS dragging and tossing cars, motorbikes and furniture, smashing house walls, destroying electricity lines, killing people… No, this is not tsunami scale disaster, but, for the umpteenth time it is rain, rivers and the sea upsetting Jakarta. The city is crumbling.

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