Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

The Halal-Haram Labelling Debate

The Halal Product Guarantee Law must be amended. Haram certificates would be cheaper.

Corruption or Corporate Act?

Dahlan Iskan has been indicted over the questionable sale of assets belonging to a company owned by the East Java provincial government. Just because he signed the sales agreement?

The 'Reality Show' Trial

In yet another bad move, the court handed down a guilty verdict based on circumstantial evidence.

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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.