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, 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.