Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

Breaking the Human Trafficking Chain

Brokers in Malaysia play an important role in the trafficking of illegal workers from Indonesia. The embassy in Kuala Lumpur must not stand idly by.

Excessive Gubernatorial Instructions

Citing the goal of self-sufficiency, the West Sumatra governor is forcing farmers to plant rice again right after their harvest, potentially igniting conflicts.

Reducing Bank Fraud

Poor oversight has left banks vulnerable to fraud committed by their staff. Public trust is at stake.

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Monday, October 09, 2017

From Kazanlak with Grenades

A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.

There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.