Tempo English Weekly

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Monday, December 04, 2017

Best Writer, Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo Turah: A Portrait of Poverty

INDONESIAN cinema’s major sin is in normalizing the myths of poverty. Many of our films show the poor relying on the compassion of the wealthy. The same solutions offered are: hard work, obedience and piety-things that have to do with personal capacity, as if poverty is not in any way related to the power relations and systemic exploitation underlying the many aspects of daily life.

Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo had…

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara: New unicorns should emerge

INDONESIA is now home to Southeast Asias largest herd of unicorns. At the Digital Economic Briefing hosted by Tempo two weeks ago at the Indosat-Ooredoo building, Bukalapak proclaimed itself to be worth in excess of US$1.0 billion, or around Rp13.