Globalization Down...but not Out
WITH UK leaving the European Union (EU) and the heated US presidential campaign, where both key candidates have objected to the existing TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) free trade agreement as well as last week's problematic CETA free trade agreement between Canada and the EU, it is not surprising that some are talking about the end of globalization.
In the US, globalization is being…
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.