Tempo English Weekly

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FPI Demands Removal of West Java Police Chief

THE clash between the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the Indonesian Marginal Society Movement (GMBI) last January has put GMBI's patron Inspector-General Anton Charliyan under the spotlight. FPI demands Anton's removal from his post as West Java's police chief.

The conflict began when the two mass organizations clashed at the…

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Disappointed with Uber's Service

AT around 3:30pm on Christmas day, I ordered an Uber car and asked to be picked up at Pondok Gede, setting my destination as Jalan Panglima Polim in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta.

I asked the help of my friend (Customer ID: Rully180ue) to make…

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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.