Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

A Bitter Breakup

Having issued an unfavorable assessment over investing in Indonesia the government is cutting relations with JPMorgan.

One Case, Three Investigations

The police took conflicting action against businessman Suryo Tan without any grounds to process the case.

Much Ado over a Nothing Book

The police are wasting energy and resources by overreacting to the book Jokowi Undercover.

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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.