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Indecent Lobbying

The selection of the new Constitutional Court judge is not transparent. The chief justice is in the spotlight.

No More Deficit

BPJS Kesehatan should be managed on the same principles as insurance companies. The coverage is not unlimited.

It’s Time to Clean Up

Many state-owned enterprises still suffer losses. The government should start selling them.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

The Malady of Papua

Young coconut shell was on the lunch menu of Fransisca Patatcot and her son on Saturday two weeks ago. Sitting next to each other on the wooden porch of the Santo Petrus Paulus Church, Pulau Tiga District, Asmat Regency, Papua, they snacked on the coconut shell. When the coconut shell was finished, she began eating the husk.