Tempo English Weekly

Opinion / Column

Another Fat Bank Account

The KPK is looking into suspicious bank accounts of a Customs official. The reform process is yet to produce results.

Dangerous Recommendations

A group of MPs have been pushing hard to roll back the powers of the KPK, the country’s anti-graft body. President Jokowi has two options which will determine his legacy.

Protecting Rohingya

The Indonesian government’s response to the persecution of the Rohingya people is ill-targeted. It should have focused on the cessation of violence.

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Monday, November 06, 2017

Infrastructure for All

In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.