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Muliaman Hadad, Chairman Financial Services Authority
Indonesia's economic growth can exceed target

The chairman of the Financial Services Authority (OJK), Muliaman Hadad, 56, is optimistic about the coming year. He believes Indonesia will greet the coming year with growth exceeding the 5.2 percent target set by the government. "We can do it if we harness domestic potential optimally and continue with our…

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Deborah Gabinetti, Co-Founder & ExecDir, Balinale International Film Festival Director, Bali Film Center
Waking Up to Kingfishers

Deborah Gabinetti is quick, gregarious, and emotive—an immediate presence as soon as she enters a room. Yet she gives the impression of someone who is used to listening and observing. She will stop in the middle of a story to check your reaction, is not afraid to let pauses linger,…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.