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    *Our rice field is bigger now, hahaha...! **May his dream come true.../Tempo/Yuyun Nurrahman

  • Irregular Regulation
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    Irregular Regulation

    President Jokowi has issued a regulation on the sustainable management of the oil palm industry. Ironically, it does not include critical elements such as enforcement of human rights or traceable supply chain.

  • Misplaced Arrest
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    Misplaced Arrest

    A journalist in Kotabaru, South Kalimantan, has been arrested and charged with spreading interethnic hatred in an article about a land conflict involving a plantation company. This should have been resolved through the Press Council.

  • Toothless Supervisory Council
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    Toothless Supervisory Council

    Evaluation by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Supervisory Council fell on deaf ears. Further evidence that the revised KPK law is hampering corruption eradication program.

  • Beware of Pandemic Fraud
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    Beware of Pandemic Fraud

    As well as giving rise to heroism, crises often lead to tales of theft.

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    *It feels so heavy, yet the contents aren’t that much... **Looks like, it’s her picture that makes it heavy, right...?

  • Playing with Fire
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    Playing with Fire

    The government wants to end the social restrictions protocol so the economy can start moving again. Data is still a problem.

  • New Specter Old Story
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    New Specter Old Story

    The police have arrested a number of people and charged them with being members of an “Anarcho-Syndicalist” group. The same tactics once used by the New Order regime.

  • Innovation in the Pandemic Era
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    Innovation in the Pandemic Era

    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a number of innovations in many fields. The government should use the results of research as the basis for policymaking.

  • Moving Targets
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    Moving Targets

    In this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, social assistance from the government can be a lifeline for millions of people affected.

  • Authoritarian Tendency
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    Authoritarian Tendency

    The government is appearing increasingly authoritarian during this Covid-19 pandemic. This could damage its credibility.

  • No Hasty Cuts
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    No Hasty Cuts

    The collapse in world oil prices sparked calls for the government to reduce fuel prices. There is a risk of losses at a time of considerable global economic uncertainty.

  • Conflicting Business
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    Conflicting Business

    Conflicts of interest of two millennial members of the special staff shows the poor accountability within Jokowi’s administration.

  • Millennial Kartinis to Save the World
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    Millennial Kartinis to Save the World

    SOCIAL distancing because of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to pollution levels falling and a cleaner environment. Political decisions are needed to make this change permanent.

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    Ilustration: Tempo/Yuyun Nurrahman

  • Food Crisis
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    Food Crisis

    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a global food production and distribution being in a critical state. Indonesia could be affected.

  • The Wrong ShortCut
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    The Wrong ShortCut

    President Joko Widodo changed the posture and the details of the state budget using a presidential regulation. He should have issued a new regulation in lieu of law.

  • Corona Confusion
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    Corona Confusion

    The government finally released the figures for people infected and suspected of being infected with Covid-19. Transparency is needed, not centralization.

  • Terawan’s Wrong Prescription
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    Terawan’s Wrong Prescription

    Stocks of drugs for conditions not related to Covid-19 are under threat. The government failed to anticipate this.

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    *I don’t take the passenger, but the passenger is taking me, is that okay? **Hmm...call it right, it’s not, call it wrong, it’s right... ***(Banner) Support the Large-Scale Social Restrictions, Fight Corona

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