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The Minister's Men and college Elections

Like a virus, the rector election drama has spread to a number of universities. Initially, the only buzz heard in Jakarta was the rector election at Haluoleo University in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi. It turns out many universities in other regions are also experiencing a 'fever' caused by the same virus…

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Muhammad Nasir, Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education:
Many People Abuse My Name

Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir said it is possible there are people claiming to have a close connection with him and acting as 'brokers' in elections at several universities. The former rector of Semarang's Diponegoro University said if this is indeed happening, he does not know…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.