Tempo English Weekly

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First the charges then the Losses

The East Java Attorney General's Office has detained Dahlan Iskan, accusing him of selling regionally-owned assets without the consent of the province's Regional Assembly. Prosecutors have yet to finalize the State's estimated losses.

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Jessica's 55 Minutes

The judges have sentenced Jessica Kumala Wongso to a 20-year prison term, a verdict based more on conviction rather than evidence.

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Pak Wu's News Handlers

Investigations on the bribery case implicating Nurhadi and the Lippo Group indicate there have been attempts to manipulate news with pecuniary compensation. It was revealed during a court hearing and confirmed by field reporters.

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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.