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Edition 07 December 2020

  • A Post-Pandemic Return to Earth
    Economy

    A Post-Pandemic Return to Earth

    Economic restoration in 2021 is still reliant on numerous scenarios. But Covid-19 managed to compel businesses to move toward green economy. This shift may be tangled with the government’s need for a quick restoration.

  • Moving Forward Amid Doubts
    Economy

    Moving Forward Amid Doubts

    Indonesia’s banking industry shows an increased commitment to sustainable business principles. But the road to green banking still lies for many miles ahead.

  • Giant Solar Panels and Carbon Colors
    Economy

    Giant Solar Panels and Carbon Colors

    The manufacturing industry is sporadically moving towards environmentally-friendly factories. Support comes from giant investments from multinational business networks.

  • Embarking on Green vehicles
    Economy

    Embarking on Green vehicles

    Sale of electric cars in Indonesia is still at the bare minimum level. The government is trying to create a conducive industrial ecosystem, from upstream to downstream.

  • Post-Pandemic Picnic
    Economy

    Post-Pandemic Picnic

    The tourism business relies on the implementation of health protocols. Nature tourism will be the trend for travels next year.

  • Blessing in Disguise
    Economy

    Blessing in Disguise

    Green startups pushing environmentally friendly products are growing amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The road ahead is difficult, but there are significant opportunities along the way.

  • A World Drowning Deeper in Debt
  • Palace Envoys at the Elections Arena
    National

    Palace Envoys at the Elections Arena

    Security apparatus and government bureacrats are indicated to providing assistance for President Joko Widodo’s family members in the regional head elections. The win of the President’s son is practically inevitable.

  • Mama’s Letter for Her Champ
    National

    Mama’s Letter for Her Champ

    A number of regional head candidates are taking advantage of their family ties in government. The Chasan family moved simultaneously in the Banten area.

  • Hunting for Ali Kalora’s Group
    National

    Hunting for Ali Kalora’s Group

    POLICE forces and the Indonesian Military (TNI) are hunting for the East Indonesia Mujahidin (MIT) terrorist group.

  • Law

    Law

    Two Investigations, No Breaks

    The Attorney General’s Office has not named any suspects involving the corruption of grant funds from the youth affairs and sports ministry, which has been under investigation since 2018. The Corruption Eradication Commission is ready to look into a bribery effort intended to stop the investigation into the case.

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  • Law

    The Fall Out

    The Fall Out

    The police are investigating suspected corruption of the 2017 budget for the Indonesian Gold Program for badminton athletes. World champion Taufik Hidayat had played a role.

  • Interview

    Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning/Head of the National Development Planning Agency:  We Pay Attention to Green Economy

    Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning/Head of the National Development Planning Agency: We Pay Attention to Green Economy

    National economy crippled by the Covid-19 has left very little room for the government to maneuver as the country slowly sank into recession. Like in many other countries, the hegovernment will focus the next year’s development agenda on the economic recovery.

  • Letters

    Yasmine Rubaya’s Right to Reply

    Yasmine Rubaya’s Right to Reply

    Tempo magazine of the July 13, 2020 edition, page 45, published an article entitled “Business Deal Gone Wrong”.

  • Cartoon

    Toothless Tiger

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

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  • Momentum for Green Economy
    Opinion

    Momentum for Green Economy

    The year is about to end. The deep wounds caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will perhaps not heal within a year.

  • The Danger of Political Dynasties
    Opinion

    The Danger of Political Dynasties

    A total of 124 candidates in the regional elections to be held on December 9 are from political dynasties. The ‘as long as the boss is happy’ culture puts pressure on civil servants to take sides.

  • Mujahidin is not a Matter for the Military
    Opinion

    Mujahidin is not a Matter for the Military

    There is no need for large-scale deployment of troops to Central Sulawesi. The killings by the East Indonesia Mujahidin group should be dealt with by the police.

  • Because Covid-19 does not Follow Orders
    Opinion

    Because Covid-19 does not Follow Orders

    The spread of the coronavirus is becoming increasingly worrying. The government needs to immediately show seriousness in putting right its mistaken policies in order to bring the pandemic under control.

  • Sidelines

    These days, truth—which makes an appearance every now and then—seems unable to touch ground. It leaves no trace.

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