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  • Virtual Police

    Virtual Police

    Cartoon: Imam Yuni


  • Wushu Indonesia Board’s Right of Reply

    Wushu Indonesia Board’s Right of Reply

    Wushu Indonesia Board and Airlangga University write their right of reply, while Gabriel Maha makes clarification for the article on land dispute in East Nusa Tenggara.


  • Uniforms for Diversity

    Uniforms for Diversity

    The decision by three ministers on school uniforms must be supported. The politicization of what students wear in school must be stopped.

  • Time for the Supervisors

    Time for the Supervisors

    The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has yet to take action against other perpetrators in the Asuransi Jiwasraya investment fund scandal. The Financial Services Authority bears most of the responsibility.

  • Retracting on Revision

    Retracting on Revision

    The proposal to revise the Electronic Information and Transactions Law put forth by President Joko Widodo has faded away. Do not fall for the same trick twice.

  • Messy Satellite Fiasco

    Messy Satellite Fiasco

    Collusion has led to confusion over the procurement of a geostationary satellite for the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot. Indonesia could lose this strategic satellite location.

  • Seeking Roots All the Way to Nongkojajar

    Seeking Roots All the Way to Nongkojajar

    The Netherlands halted international adoption after cases of child trafficking came to public light. Many adopted children from Indonesia have not been able to find their biological parents.

  • I Can’t be Bribed

    I Can’t be Bribed

    Since his recent appointment as the Naritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister, Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has already annulled three regulations on lobster larvae export and the use of trawl issued by his predecessor, Edhy Prabowo, who was arrested in the lobster larvae export graft case. The former deputy minister of defense with extensive experience in telecommunication is in the process of issuing regulations to ban the export of lobster larvae and the use of cantrang or trawl to prevent overfishing and ecological destruction. Given the task by the President to improve the welfare of fishermen, Trenggono is trying to steer the farmers toward fish farming which he believes will bring prosperity to the country’s small-scale fishers. He also vowed not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor.

  • The Haunting Ghost of 2013
    Market Pulse

    The Haunting Ghost of 2013

    Central banks indeed have rescued the capitalist, financial asset owners and investment management institutions, but they have not helped the ordinary businessmen in the real sector that must fight for their daily life in the streets.

  • Dangerous Articles

    Dangerous Articles

    Tempo Cartoon: Imam Yunni

  • When Bigger is Better

    When Bigger is Better

    A tax discount for buyers of automobiles will not be effective in increasing economic growth. A comprehensive stimulus policy package is needed.

  • Unsustainable Way to Manage Waste

    Unsustainable Way to Manage Waste

    Although banned by law, 22 open waste dumping sites are still operating. The principle of reduce, reuse, recycle is still nothing more than a slogan.

  • Disastrous Army Business

    Disastrous Army Business

    In Pasuruan, East Java, a combat engineer battalion is in dispute with its business partner over the management of a gas station. It is time military businesses were put in order.

  • Problems in the Vaccine Program

    Problems in the Vaccine Program

    Leaks of Covid-19 vaccines disrupted the program to immunize the most vulnerable people. Rather than holding celebrations, the government must improve the data for targeting vaccinations.

  • What’s Important is that Vaccines are No Longer for Sale
    Cover Story

    What’s Important is that Vaccines are No Longer for Sale

    Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin confirms that there have been leaks in the Covid-19 vaccination program as well as data weaknesses. He also speaks about the security of the country’s vaccine supply.

  • Semarang State University's Right of Reply

    Semarang State University's Right of Reply

    Semarang State University writes its right of reply for the cover story of Tempo of the February 15-21, 2021 edition, Honoris Causa For Sale.

  • High Risks Inside Out
    Market Pulse

    High Risks Inside Out

    Yopie Hidayat, Tempo's contributor

  • Empty Words about Sovereignty

    Empty Words about Sovereignty

    The transfer of the management of the Rokan Block from Chevron to Pertamina is delayed by a number of problems. This is the result of the government's politicizing of economic decisions.

  • Political Meddling in the Research Agency

    Political Meddling in the Research Agency

    The establishment of the National Research and Innovation Agency is held up by a dispute over political interests. This shows the lack of commitment to innovation.

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