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PDI-P Secretary-General Hasto Kristiyanto: Some want the PDI-P to be more Islamic

Hasto Kristiyanto has been much busier in the past few days ahead of the registration for governor and deputy governor candidates in the 2018 simultaneous regional heads elections.


Creative Economy Agency Chair Triawan Munaf: We Must Accelerate Creative Economy Growth

The potentials of Indonesia's creative economy seem better than significant.

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Monday, January 08, 2018

Java Holds the Key

HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.