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The 'Reality Show' Trial

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

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 Halal-Haram Labelling Debate

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

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Monday, February 05, 2018

LGBT's Caught Up in Election Pandering

Senior Adjunct Commissioner Ahmad Untung Surianata alias Untung Sangaji, Chief of the North Aceh District Police Department, feels that the threat posed by transvestites is worse than that of terrorism. Transvestitism is a contagious disease which must be eradicated, Untung said. ¡°Excuse me if I smash anything having to do with transvestitism,¡± the police officer said on Saturday night two weeks ago.