Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

Restraining Radicals

The legal basis on banning changes to the state’s fundamental creed must be reinforced. Otherwise, radical groups will continue to exist.

Privatization is Not the Answer to Prison Reforms

The government should rethink its plan to hand over prison management to the private sector. It could turn into a money-making operation.

Chaotic Rules on Trawling Nets

The government must protect the fishermen’s welfare and the environment equally, if the endless debate on banning trawling is to stop.

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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.