Halal Products at a Crossroads
RELIGIOUS affairs ministry's structure has become increasingly inflated following the formation of the new work unit, Halal Product Certification Agency (BPJPH). Established at the end of September, the agency is a new chapter in the issuance of the halal certification.
Equivalent to the first echelon in the ministry, the BPJPH has three simultaneous functions, namely, the center for registration and halal certification, the center for education and supervision of…
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.