Edition 22 November 2021

  • Sex Predators in Our Universities
    Cover Story

    Sex Predators in Our Universities

    Several universities have disturbing track records of sexual violence. Some reported professors are still teaching.

  • There was No Kissing
    Cover Story

    There was No Kissing

    A political science professor at the University of Indonesia, Burhan Djabir Meganda, responds to allegations of sexual violence.

  • A Controversial Phrase
    Cover Story

    A Controversial Phrase

    Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Nadiem Anwar Makarim is approaching leaders of various Muslim organizations in an attempt to calm the heated debate around the phrase “without the victim’s consent.”

  • Sexual Violence Rate at Universities is Very High
    Cover Story

    Sexual Violence Rate at Universities is Very High

    Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim issued a regulation to prevent sexual violence on campuses. It is rejected by religious organizations.

  • Sex Predator Professor
    Cover Story

    Sex Predator Professor

    Two University of Indonesia students claim to have been victims to sexual harassment perpetrated by a professor of political science. Students are now coming forward with cases of sexual assault on other campuses.

  • Securing Seats for Two Clerics
    National

    Securing Seats for Two Clerics

    Two candidates for the chair of Nahdlatul Ulama’s central board are mobilizing support from every direction.  The Palace is said to support one particular candidate.

  • The Two Competing Clerics
    National

    The Two Competing Clerics

    The track records of Yahya Cholil Staquf and Said Aqil Siroj are being considered in the run-up to the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) congress. Both have been close to former president Gus Dur.

  • Returning to the Original Goal
    National

    Returning to the Original Goal

    Nahdlatul Ulama cadres have always participated in presidential and vice-presidential elections after the Reformasi. There are pressures for NU not to engage in practical politics.

  • The Minister’s Odin Project
    Economy

    The Minister’s Odin Project

    Plans to acquire a German electric car company are believed to have been the reason behind the reshuffle of the board of directors of Mind Id. There are many problematic characters behind this risky project.

  • The Pioneering Project from Germany
    Economy

    The Pioneering Project from Germany

    After almost a decade of operation, StreetScooter is still relying on sales to its parent company for income. The future of its business is uncertain.

  • International

    International

    Harvesting a Neighbor’s Sea Cucumbers

    Three Indonesian fishing boats were destroyed for stealing sea cucumbers in Australian waters. Fishermen are enticed by high sea cucumbers prices and abundant stocks.

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  • Market Pulse

    Difficult Time for Replacing Dangerous Man

    Difficult Time for Replacing Dangerous Man

    That negative sentiment of political push and pull and the choice of monetary policy in the US will spread to the Indonesian market.

  • Letters

    Korindo’s Right of Reply

    Korindo’s Right of Reply

    The Right of Reply of Korindo Group

  • Cartoon

    THE MIRASANTIKA TRAGEDY

    THE MIRASANTIKA TRAGEDY

    Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman

  • Interview

    We Can’t Possibly Enforce Pro-Fornication Regulations

    The alleged sexual harassment case at Riau University is just the tip of the sexual violence iceberg on Indonesian campuses. Will the education minister’s regulation be powerful enough to prevent sexual assaults on campuses?

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    Photo

    Equal Education

    STUDENTS of Yosiba Elementary School taking the Computer-Based National Assessment (ANBK) in Sentani, Jayapura Regency, Papua, Wednesday, November 17. The education ministry is holding the ANBK as an evaluation program to improve the quality of education and learning in all education units. ANTARA FOTO/Gusti Tanati

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    Photo

    Dark Day

    BLACK smokes billowing from tank 36 T 102 which was struck by lightning at the Pertamina Internasional RU IV Refinery in Cilacap, Central Java, Sunday, November 14. Based on the CCTV recordings, the police say that the fire at Pertamina’s oil tank is caused by lightning. ANTARA FOTO/Idhad Zakaria

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  • Sexual Predators on Our Campuses
    Opinion

    Sexual Predators on Our Campuses

    Reported sexual violence on campuses is just the tip of the iceberg. The regulation from the ministry of education, culture, research and technology must be supported in order to prevent it.

  • Nahdlatul Ulama’s Center of Power
    Opinion

    Nahdlatul Ulama’s Center of Power

    Politicians and officials allegedly intervene in the NU congress scheduled for December. The organization has always been close to the center of power.

  • Equal Treatment for Illegal Fishing
    Opinion

    Equal Treatment for Illegal Fishing

    The maritime affairs ministry should not be angry when a neighboring country takes action against Indonesian vessels fishing illegally. After all, illegal fishing is a problem for all sides.

  • A Strange Acquisition
    Opinion

    A Strange Acquisition

    The Indonesia Battery Corporation is to acquire a German electric vehicle company. This has the potential to result in losses.

  • Fighting Against Inequality
    Column

    Fighting Against Inequality

    It is time for the world elites to realize that fighting inequality on all fronts—health, climate and tax—is our only way out to prevent the world from sinking into the abyss.

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