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The Political Horror of Jakarta's Election

AFTER the three pairs of Jakarta governor and deputy governor candidates, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama-Djarot Saiful Hidayat, Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono-Sylviana Murni and Anies Rasyid Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno, registered with the Jakarta General Elections Commission, the political atmosphere in the capital has been in an uproar.

The…

Munir Documents Lost?

A written statement by Sudi Silalahi, former state secretary under President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, was both shocking and embarrassing. According to Sudi, he never received the final report documents on the death of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib made by the fact-finding team (TPF).

The current state secretariat ministry's…

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara: New unicorns should emerge

INDONESIA is now home to Southeast Asias largest herd of unicorns. At the Digital Economic Briefing hosted by Tempo two weeks ago at the Indosat-Ooredoo building, Bukalapak proclaimed itself to be worth in excess of US$1.0 billion, or around Rp13.