Under The Shadow of Disparity
Indonesian President Joko Widodo seemingly never tires of discussing economic disparity. Over the past year, he has repeatedly highlighted problems of inequality. At the Presidential Palace, last week, Jokowi again conveyed the importance of the government taking measures to reduce disparity.
This can be done, according to Jokowi, by distributing land to traditional community groups and Islamic boarding schools, as well as expediting land certification. By having land…
Dressed in a traditional batik shirt, brown pants, and a gray flat cap, Slamet Ambari went on stage to accept his Tempo Film Festival award at the XXI Epicentrum movie theater in Kuningan, South Jakarta, last Monday. Slamet, who played Jadag in the film Turah, was chosen as Tempo’s Best Actor of 2017. "Is this real? My God, I’m grateful to Ifa and Wisnu," he said.