Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

The DeObama Missiles

President Donald trump tries to restore his nation’s position as the ‘world policeman’, by declaring Syria, not ISIS, as the enemy.

Much Commotion About Cinemas

The proposal to apply the movie ticket sales system with the Creative Economy Agency has sparked protests. A compromise is needed.

Terror from Corruptors

The vicious attack on Novel Baswedan may be linked to one of his cases. An independent fact-finding team must be set up.

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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.