Cikampek Toll Fee Goes Up
THE Public Works Ministry's Toll Road Operating Agency (BPJT) has agreed to Jasa Marga's (IDX: JSMR) plan to raise the toll fee for the Jakarta-Cikampek highway. The new rates were applied on Saturday last week. "Rates are adjusted every two years, based on inflation rates," BPJT member Koentjahjo Pambudi said in Jakarta, Monday last week.
The ministry has raised the…
Election Campaigning for Today and Tomorrow
Candidates and their supporters are putting everything on the line to win the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election and perhaps a warm-up for the presidential election in 2019.
Before discussing the charges leveled against him, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) talked about how a leader can regress to become a tyrant. A dictator, said SBY, who was Indonesia's sixth president, can emerge when he begins to fear the loss of his power.