Tempo Magazine | English Edition

Edition 24 August 2020

  • The False Note of an Old Classmate
    Cover Story

    The False Note of an Old Classmate

    Joko Soegiarto Tjandra’s bribery implicates two generals and a businessman close to National Police’s top brass. National Police Criminal Investigation Division Chief Comsr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo’s name is also being mentioned. The case is heating up approaching the contest for National Police chief.

  • A Scenario from Up Above
    Cover Story

    A Scenario from Up Above

    The South Jakarta District Court has become a battlefield for the Financial Services Authority (OJK) and Sanggarcipta Kreasitama as both sue each other over the rent of Wisma Mulia 1 and 2 buildings in Jakarta, rented to serve as OJK’s offices. “We were the first to file a suit,” said OJK Public Relations and Logistics Commissioner, Anto Prabowo, on Thursday, August 20.

  • Maneuvering at Tower 106
    Cover Story

    Maneuvering at Tower 106

    Prosecutor Pinangki Sirna Malasari actively met with Joko Tjandra in Malaysia. There are reports that the attorney general was aware of the meetings.

  • National Police Chief of Criminal Investigation Division Comsr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo
  • A Vampire Bat At The Foster Home
    National

    A Vampire Bat At The Foster Home

    Some children at the Kencana Bejana Rohani Foster Home in Depok fell victim to sexual abuse suspectedly committed by a Catholic monk. Some victims and witnesses spoke to Tempo.

  • Abuse Must Be Dealt With Openly
    National

    Abuse Must Be Dealt With Openly

    Bishop of Bogor, Monsignor Paskalis Bruno Syukur:

  • Campus Military Training Rejections
    National

    Campus Military Training Rejections

    SEVERAL civil society and student organizations are rejecting a government plan to introduce military-type education on campus.

  • Questions for the 2021 Draft Budget
    Economy

    Questions for the 2021 Draft Budget

    The government projected a reversal in economic conditions, from the current negative state to a rise of between 4.5 to 5 percent in 2021. Formidable challenges will be faced in recovering public consumption, investment, and realizing state expenditure.

  • An Epidemic of Virtual Events
    Economy

    An Epidemic of Virtual Events

    Virtual event-organizer service providers begin to appear. Its potential niche market grows during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • No More Greed in the Midst Fear
  • Interview

    Interview

    They Don’t Want to Listen to Me

    Pandu Riono, Epidemiologist, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia:

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  • Profile

    Transgender Discourse in the Village

    Transgender Discourse in the Village

    For years Hendrika Mayora went against her inner instinct to act out her feminine side. She is the first trans woman to sit in public office.

  • News Capsule

    Rebuttals for On Campus Military Training

    Rebuttals for On Campus Military Training

    Several civil society and student organizations are refuting a government plan to introduce military-type education on campus.

  • Science & Technology

    Our Research Was Funded By Sponsors

    Our Research Was Funded By Sponsors

    Airlangga University Rector Mohammad Nasih:

  • Science & Technology

    The Army’s Quick Cure

    Research for a Covid-19 drug by Airlangga University sparked a polemic. Aside from its effectiveness, its adherence to clinical trials protocol is also questioned. The ball is now in the Indonesia Food and Drug Authority’s court.

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    Photo

    Picture Window

    To stand tall and proud

    THE Agam Resort Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) officers are measuring the diameter of the trunk of a medang tree (Litsea sp) in a forest in Koto Malintang, Agam Regency, West Sumatra, Thursday, August 20. Data from the West Sumatra BKSDA indicates that tree, predicted to be 560 years old, has a diameter of 4.6 meters, with 14 meters of stem circumference, and a total height of 50 meters. This has made the tree one of the biggest in Indonesia./ANTARA FOTO/Muhamad Arif Pribadi

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  • Student Cadets
    Cartoon

    Student Cadets

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Finding The Mastermind
    Opinion

    Finding The Mastermind

    THE endeavor to uncover the real mastermind behind Joko Soegiarto Tjandra’s escape is far from complete, even though the police has declared a number of people who was involved in protecting the corruption case fugitive, as suspects.

  • Questionable Optimism
    Opinion

    Questionable Optimism

    The government forecast economic growth of 4.5 to 5.5 percent in 2021. To achieve it, Indonesia needs a significant booster.

  • Narrow Nationalism
    Opinion

    Narrow Nationalism

    The government plans to provide military education for university students. It is claimed this will increase their love for the country.

  • Politicized Medicine
    Opinion

    Politicized Medicine

    The Army and the intelligence agency must not involve themselves in research to find a treatment for Covid-19. Soldiers and spies cannot produce a miracle cure.

  • Omnibus Bill on Job Creation
    Letters

    Omnibus Bill on Job Creation

    MANY artists and other public figures are uploading the hashtag #IndonesiaButuhKerja (Indonesia needs employment) in their social media accounts.

  • Sidelines

    WHEN Chairil Anwar wrote

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