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Wayan Agus Purnomo
Initially starting a career as Tempo’s Bali contributor, Wayan Agus Purnomo covers political issues since 2011 and achieved the Adinegoro Award in 2015.
Purnomo completed his master's degree at the University of Glasgow under the 2018 Chevening scholarship.
Several articles in the Job Creation Law only appeared after the law was passed. There were differences between each draft, some of them having to do with the law’s substance. The Golkar Faction insists on keeping the tax cluster, which was only added in later. Some are making the accusation that the law was never agreed upon together.
Taiwanese drug smuggler networks supply nartoctics to Indonesia using fishing boats with falsified documents. Operating as far as Australia’s western coast, they make use of undetected small piers and uninhabited islets near the Riau Islands. This investigation report is the collaborative work of Tempo magazine, Taiwan media The Reporter, Tempo Institute and Free Press Unlimited.
SOEs Minister Erick Thohir refuses PDI-P politician Adian Napitupulu’s recommendations for SOEs commissioner positions. Erick claims he has received numerous recommendations for commissioner candidates from other ministries and institutions. His brother, Boy Thohir, is believed to be involved in SOEs official appointments.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Joko Widodo’s son Gibran Rakabuming Raka is one step away from becoming Solo’s mayor. Although he received rejection from the Solo branch of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), that chose to support another candidate, Gibran has the support of PDI-P’s central board. Other parties have given their support after some lobbying from the Palace. Gibran also has the full support of his family.