To around 50 students at the Binjai 6 State High School, Irwan Syahril spoke about the benefits of mangrove found along coastal areas. The youngsters listened attentively to Irwans explanations on ecotourism in Kampung Nipah, North Sulawesi. "When it comes to talking about mangrove, I m always enthusiastic," said Irwan when Tempo English contacted him three weeks ago.
Irwan, who is a fisherman, goes fishing at night, staying…
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.