Tempo English Weekly

Monday, December 04, 2017

A New Chapter for Indigenous Faiths

No Longer in Hiding

Adherents of the Ugamo Bangso Batak have long struggled against discrimination, and work for social inclusion. A recent Constitutional Court verdict offers new hope to adherents of indigenous faiths.

Medan resident Rosni Simarmata can now have "indigenous belief" written on the line stating her religion on her ID card (KTP). Although Rosni adheres to the Ugamo Bangsa Batak (literally translating into ‘the religion…

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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.