Edition 15 November 2021

  • Serbian Mortars in Kiwirok
    Cover Story

    Serbian Mortars in Kiwirok

    The Indonesian Military’s attack on the Kiwirok District, Pegunungan Bintang Regency, Papua, has forced hundreds to thousands of people flee to safety.

  • We’re Tired of Gunfights
    Cover Story

    We’re Tired of Gunfights

    Conflicts continue to blaze in Papua. Commander of the Cendrawasih Military Command Maj. Gen. Ignatius Yogo Triyon speaks to Tempo about conflicts in the region.

  • Death in the Hornet’s Nest
    Cover Story

    Death in the Hornet’s Nest

    The many cases of violence in Papua involving the military has not let up. Families of victims have never attained justice.

  • Terror Packages for an Activist
    Cover Story

    Terror Packages for an Activist

    Family members of activist Veronica Koman, who advocate for humanitarian issues in Papua, have been repeatedly terrorized. The police have not yet found the perpetrators.

  • The Pursuit of Green Funds

    The Pursuit of Green Funds

    PLN is pursuing funding for the green energy transition in order to meet the 2060 carbon neutral target. Aside from large funds, there are other potential problems.

  • Refraining from Euphoria

    Refraining from Euphoria

    Indonesian government pledges to encourage new and renewable energy development at the COP26. In the eyes of entrepreneurs, there are numerous problems.

  • The Trillions Debt Tug-of-War

    The Trillions Debt Tug-of-War

    The Bank Indonesia Liquidity Assistance (BLBI) Task Force is going after the assets of Hutomo Mandala Putra alias Tommy Suharto at home and abroad. He could be charged with corruption offenses.

  • Death by Illegal Miners

    Death by Illegal Miners

    A lawyer died after being attacked by illegal coal miners in Tanah Bumbu, South Kalimantan. There are discrepancies between explanations from the police and statements from key witnesses.

  • The Lurking Risk behind Alluring Optimism
    Market Pulse

    The Lurking Risk behind Alluring Optimism

    The economy is increasingly recovering. Yet investors must be prepared for a number of risks that can reverse the condition.

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  • Environment


    Carbon Trading False Promises

    Indonesia is preparing a carbon trading scheme to fulfill the promise of decreasing carbon emissions. Is it a false solution to mitigate climate change?


  • Environment

    Differences in Measuring Deforestation

    Differences in Measuring Deforestation

    In his speech at the UN Climate Conference COP26, President Joko Widodo said that deforestation has gone down drastically. NGOs, however, question the accuracy of this information.

  • Opinion

    Unnecessary Fear of Separatism

    Unnecessary Fear of Separatism

    There has been a string of violent incidents in Kiwirok district, Papua. Talk of people determining their own future should not always be seen as opening the door to Papuan independence.

  • Interview

    Hopefully, Schools Can Fully Reopen Next Semester

    Concern for learning loss is the primary reason for not fully relying on online learning activities. Ensuring the public’s disciplined adherence to health protocols is also a challenge in and of itself.



    The Plunge

    SIMON Abraham of West Kalimantan jumps into the water during the men’s 50-meter breaststroke final in the S5 classification in the Papua National Paralympic Games XVI at the Lukas Enembe Aquatic Pool, Jayapura Regency, Papua, Monday, November 8. President Joko Widodo closed the national sports event at the Mandala Stadium, Jayapura, Papua, on Saturday, November 13. ANTARA PHOTOS/Raisan Al Farisi



    Displaced & Stranded

    ASYLUM seekers put up posters and tents in front of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Thursday, November 11. The Afghanistan refugees have been staying in tents on the sidewalk for almost two weeks. They have not been able to meet UNHCR representatives to clarify their status in their destination countries. ANTARA PHOTOS/Abriawan Abhe


  • A New Phase for the BLBI Case

    A New Phase for the BLBI Case

    The government must take firmer action against BLBI debtors who continue to avoid their obligations, such as Tommy Suharto.

  • Fake Solution to Real Crisis

    Fake Solution to Real Crisis

    The government must tighten up the carbon trading scheme to stop it turning into a bogus solution to the climate crisis.

  • Sharing the Burden

    Sharing the Burden

    The development of new and renewable energy in Indonesia is not yet optimal. The parliament need to pass the new and renewable energy law.

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