The legal basis on banning changes to the state’s fundamental creed must be reinforced. Otherwise, radical groups will continue to exist.
The government should rethink its plan to hand over prison management to the private sector. It could turn into a money-making operation.
The government must protect the fishermen’s welfare and the environment equally, if the endless debate on banning trawling is to stop.
A photograph of Effendy Tios standing next to National Police Deputy Chief Comsr. Gen. Syafruddin hangs on the wall of the office of Sebuku Iron Lateritic Ores (SILO) in Pluit, North Jakarta.