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, 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.