Tempo Magazine | English Edition

Edition 10 August 2020

  • Recycled Food Estate Project
    Cover Story

    Recycled Food Estate Project

    President Joko Widodo is planning to build an integrated food center in an area formerly the location of the one-million-hectare rice project in Central Kalimantan. The atmosphere is growing tense both within and outside the government

  • Reserve Force for Agriculture
    Cover Story

    Reserve Force for Agriculture

    The defense ministry is planning to mobilize a reserve force to build a food estate. The recruitment plan has been rolled into motion even without a legal umbrella.

  • End of Journey for Kurik’s Corn
    Cover Story

    End of Journey for Kurik’s Corn

    Investors are leaving the Merauke Food Estate. Only Medco is left.

  • The Pandemic’s Lost Generation
    National

    The Pandemic’s Lost Generation

    There are problems with distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. It is believed that student dropouts and early marriage are increasing.

  • Longing for the Classroom
    National

    Longing for the Classroom

    Education stopped in some regions. Teachers are having difficulty visiting the homes of students.

  • Missing Friends
    National

    Missing Friends

    Students with disabilities have more difficulties to study from home with the remote learning system. Parents are demanding for schools to reopen.

  • The Legacy of Nina’s Death
    Law

    The Legacy of Nina’s Death

    Animal Defenders Indonesia founder Doni Herdaru Tona is accused of mishandling animals in shelters and embezzling donation money. His case is pending at the police.

  • Animal Defenders Indonesia Founder Doni Herdaru Tona: This Shelter is Not Paradise
    Law

    Animal Defenders Indonesia Founder Doni Herdaru Tona: This Shelter is Not Paradise

    Having established the Animal Defenders Indonesia Foundation in 2011, Doni Herdaru Tona tries to rescue stray dogs and cats from abuse.

  • Surprise  Swab Test
    Law

    Surprise Swab Test

    Swab tests were conducted under irregular circumstances on activists in East Kalimantan. Some think it was a ruse to halt their advocacy activities.

  • Unseen Research Ecosystem
    Science & Technology

    Unseen Research Ecosystem

    The Law on the National System of Science and Technology that gave birth to the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) is expected to provide clarity over the form of Indonesia’s research and innovation ecosystem. The absence of an organizational and governance structure at the research and technology ministry/BRIN means that efforts to integrate research and development institutions as well as assessment and implementation have not been implemented.

  • Interview

    Interview

    Agus Dwi Susanto, Chairman, Indonesian Society of Respirology: Covid-19’s Manifestations Are Getting More Varied

    The number of health care workers dying from Covid-19 continues to climb. The Indonesian Medical Association has recorded that as of August 4, 74 doctors in total including three lung specialists who directly handled Covid-19 patients have died.

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  • Science & Technology

    Research Collaboration to Build Innovation

    Research Collaboration to Build Innovation

    Research and development institutions in Indonesia produce a number of strategic innovation products. Development and commercialization are accelerated through collaboration between research institution and the industry.

  • Science & Technology

    Research and Technology Minister/National Research and Innovation Agency Chief, Bambang Brodjonegoro: Research and Industy Do Not Yet Trust Each Other

    Research and Technology Minister/National Research and Innovation Agency Chief, Bambang Brodjonegoro: Research and Industy Do Not Yet Trust Each Other

    Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has a new task in hand. As head of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) he is responsible for down-streaming the results of studies by universities and research institutes.

  • Letters

    Financial Literacy

    WORKING for 12 years as a debt collector, I have often been intrigued by the surprise phenomenon in our society.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    Flying Colors

    LOCAL residents in Sempidi, Badung, Bali, are flying kites decorated in red-and-white color—to match the country’s flag—to celebrate the nation’s 75th Independence Day, on Saturday, August 8. ANTARA/Fikri Yusuf

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  • James Bond
    Cartoon

    James Bond

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Disorganized Food Policy
    Opinion

    Disorganized Food Policy

    IN its response to the coronavirus and the problems that it causes, the government should not be hasty or reactive, or try makeshift solutions.

  • Preventing Lost Generation
    Opinion

    Preventing Lost Generation

    The Covid-19 pandemic must not slow down improvements to education infrastructure. The future of children growing up in this pandemic era is under threat.

  • A Better Ecosystem for Research
    Opinion

    A Better Ecosystem for Research

    The government does not make use of research as a basis for policy making. Many problems have arisen because of the lack of comprehensive studies.

  • No Ordinary Agency
    Opinion

    No Ordinary Agency

    The President has removed BIN from the responsibilities of the coordinating ministry for political, legal and security affairs. Special treatment for the secret organization.

  • Sidelines

    THERE is a story—fictional of course—from a kingdom in the Dakkhana hills of south western India in the first century CE, about Subhrata.

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