Easy to Read and TrustworthySubscribe
Get 45% discount on every TEMPO subscription package purchase.
SOEs Minister Erick Thohir refuses PDI-P politician Adian Napitupulu’s recommendations for SOEs commissioner positions. Erick claims he has received numerous recommendations for commissioner candidates from other ministries and institutions. His brother, Boy Thohir, is believed to be involved in SOEs official appointments.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to restrict major public activities, the government predicts the national economic growth to take a nose dive to minus 4.3 percent in the second quarter. “For the most part, the drop is attributed to a sharp decline in consumer spending,” said Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, 57, during a special interview with Tempo on July 17.
A Market Test for Recovery Policy
The new school year started on July 13, 2020. As a parent with children of primary school age, I was pleased when the government decided to put off the back-to-school period until the end of 2020 and to push schools to implement the distance learning system.
After being suspended due to to Covid-19, preparation for resuming soccer competition is being shadowed by breakup between the Chairman of Indonesian Soccer Association and his deputy. The national’s team preparation to compete in the U-20 World Cup next year is also affected.
The National Team’s Win is My Responsibility
Radda village in North Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi, is submerged under the mud after a flash flood swept the area on Wednesday, July 15. The flood was a result of heavy rains in the region that caused the Salukula and Meli rivers to overflow. As many as 21 people lost their lives, dozens are missing, and hundreds of houses destroyed./ANTARA/Moullies/ABHE/foc.
WHO among us still reads Robinson Crusoe? Hopefully no one.