Tempo English Weekly

Economy

New Year Expectations

The tax directorate-general is having a hard time collecting taxes from Google. A new regulation for digital companies is needed.

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Pepper Fever

As demand for export continues to rise, more and more farmers are switching to growing pepper corns.

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Weekly Business

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has terminated the government"s collaboration with US bank JPMorgan Chase. All forms of collaboration, including the bank"s role in holding tax amnesty funds, ended as of January 1. The decision reportedly has to do with JPMorgan"s move in lowering Indonesia"s rating from overweight to underweight.…

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Monday, December 04, 2017

From Tirang to the Sumbawa Valley

Dressed in a traditional batik shirt, brown pants, and a gray flat cap, Slamet Ambari went on stage to accept his Tempo Film Festival award at the XXI Epicentrum movie theater in Kuningan, South Jakarta, last Monday. Slamet, who played Jadag in the film Turah, was chosen as Tempo’s Best Actor of 2017. "Is this real? My God, I’m grateful to Ifa and Wisnu," he said.