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  • Ciputra’s Love Affair with the Arts
    Obituari

    Ciputra’s Love Affair with the Arts

    Ciputra’s love affair with the fine arts was undying. He was a master in creating beautiful housing estates.

  • If it’s not safe, I would have been sued already
    Interview

    If it’s not safe, I would have been sued already

    Terawan Agus Putranto, Health Minister:

  • Herry Iman Pierngadi, PBSI’s head coach for men’s doubles: Our Men’s Doubles are Dominant
    Interview

    Herry Iman Pierngadi, PBSI’s head coach for men’s doubles: Our Men’s Doubles are Dominant

    INDONESIA'S badminton men’s doubles have achieved sterling results in a string of Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super Series tournaments this year.

  • Human rights activist, Veronica Koman: I Will Not Run Away
    Interview

    Human rights activist, Veronica Koman: I Will Not Run Away

    BEING a fugitive whilst living abroad does not necessarily limit Veronica Koman’s space. The lawyer and human rights activist, who is a vocal advocate about issues in Papua, can still do a lot of things during her ‘exile’ in Sydney, Australia.

  • The Mischievous Man with the Stage Bazooka
    In Memoriam

    The Mischievous Man with the Stage Bazooka

    He was stubborn as they come, but also loved to elicit a good laugh. His one aim was not to stay in his father’s shadow. He performed as if going to war bearing a bazooka.

  • Ahmad Taufan Damanik, Chairman, National Human Rights Commission: There Is A Threat of Political Violence
    Interview

    Ahmad Taufan Damanik, Chairman, National Human Rights Commission: There Is A Threat of Political Violence

    THE National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has just completed collecting facts and statements surrounding the riots during the May 21-23 protests which broke out on the heels of the presidential election result announcement.

  • Mohammad Mahfud Md., Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs: Separatism Is Worse Than Radicalism
    Interview

    Mohammad Mahfud Md., Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs: Separatism Is Worse Than Radicalism

    LAST Wednesday, October 23, was a long day for Mohammad Mahfud Md. He was at the Presidential Palace bright and early to be sworn in as the coordinating minister for political, legal and security affairs.

  • The Quality of Indonesia’s Democracy Keeps Declining
    Interview

    The Quality of Indonesia’s Democracy Keeps Declining

    Edward Aspinall., Political Researcher, Australian National University:

  • The Rock of Expression
  • MPR Speaker Bambang Soesatyo: President Remains as the People’s Mandatary
    Interview

    MPR Speaker Bambang Soesatyo: President Remains as the People’s Mandatary

    THROUGHOUT last week, the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo was in charge of delivering invitations.

  • Don’t Do What’s Best for Jakarta Only
    Interview

    Don’t Do What’s Best for Jakarta Only

    Bambang Darmono, Former chief, Papua and West Papua Development Acceleration Unit

  • There Are Attempts to Downplay Students’ Action
    Interview

    There Are Attempts to Downplay Students’ Action

    Asfinawati, Director, Indonesia Legal Aid Foundation:

  • Nazir Foead, Head of Peatland Restoration Agency:  90 Percent of the Fires Was Intentional
    Interview

    Nazir Foead, Head of Peatland Restoration Agency: 90 Percent of the Fires Was Intentional

    After seeing a decline in severe incidents of forest and land clearing fires in the past three years, parts of Sumatra and Kalimantan are once again smothered by toxic smoke. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has chalked the thick smoke up to the near lack of rain and the massive expanse of peatland being on fire.

  • Law Revision Clearly Weakens  the KPK
    Interview

    Law Revision Clearly Weakens the KPK

    Corruption Eradication Commission Chairman Agus Rahardjo:

  • The Serendipity of B.J. Habibie
    In Memoriam

    The Serendipity of B.J. Habibie

    B.J. Habibie (1936-2019), a humanist who laid the foundation of Indonesian democracy and taught the nation about the importance of having high goals.

  • Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President: President Needs Ministers Who Can Do Their Job Well
    Interview

    Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President: President Needs Ministers Who Can Do Their Job Well

    THERE is no such thing as a retirement preparation period (MPP) for Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla. His workload has not ebbed even as his tenure is going to end in just two months. The 77-year- old native of Watapone, South Sulawesi is still occupied with meetings and working visits to various regions.

  • Saut Situmorang, Deputy Chair, Corruption Eradication Commission: Find clean and ferocious ‘cats’
    Interview

    Saut Situmorang, Deputy Chair, Corruption Eradication Commission: Find clean and ferocious ‘cats’

    THE leadership selection process at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is under scrutiny following the selection committee’s announcement of 20 shortlisted candidates last Friday for the agency’s top seats.

  • Chair, Upstream Oil and Gas  Regulatory Special Task Force  Dwi Soetjipto:  For Now, All We can Do Is Hang On
    Interview

    Chair, Upstream Oil and Gas Regulatory Special Task Force Dwi Soetjipto: For Now, All We can Do Is Hang On

    OIL and gas production in Indonesia are continuing to decline, while consumption continues to increase. Up to the first semester of this year, production realization of oil and gas lifting reached 1.81 million barrels oil equivalent per day. This amount fulfils 86 percent of the 2019 State Budget (APBN).

  • From Menteng Unveiling Batavia
    In Memoriam

    From Menteng Unveiling Batavia

    Adolf Heuken wrote historical accounts of Jakarta with perseverance. His works are threatened with the absence of successors.

  • KPK Candidate Leaders Selection Committee Chair Yenti Garnasih:  We Are Not Looking  for Demi-gods
    Interview

    KPK Candidate Leaders Selection Committee Chair Yenti Garnasih: We Are Not Looking for Demi-gods

    The selection process of candidate leaders for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) garnered much criticism because the committee invited candidacies from the police force and the attorney general’s office.

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