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Shuffling Ministers

A cabinet reshuffle is reportedly imminent. The Palace has been dangling ministerial posts to gain political support from parties in the parliament.

Managing the Haj Fund

The Haj Funds Management Agency must be careful when managing those funds. Transparency is everything.

Not Salty Enough

Nobody has come up with a sensible and practical solution to the salt shortage problem. The government should stop obsessing with self-sufficiency.

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.