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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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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Human Bondage aboard Fishing Boats

Mualip showed Setiawan three video clips of his dead cousin Supriyanto, a few days before his family received his body on September 27, 2015. As if hypnotized by the visuals on his cellular phone, Setiawan asked Mualip not to show them to anyone. "I was worried that those pictures would upset my relatives, as Supriyanto"s body still had not arrived," Setiawan told Tempo, in early December a year later.