TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - PRESIDENT Jokowis latest effort to direct his successor: trying to pair Prabowo Subianto and Ganjar Pranowo for Presidential Election. This idea has sparked reactions from coalition parties that have supported Jokowi’s wishes so far. The PKB, Golkar, PAN, and PDI-P feel excluded from the discussion. The absence of certainty from Megawati Soekarnoputri in determining PDI-P’s presidential candidate has led Jokowi to speculate about pushing for a new duo. Will it succeed? Why is Jokowi so engaged looking for his successor?
Criminal Charges for the Tax Official
ALTHOUGH freezing Rp37 billion of Rafael Alun Trisambodo’s money, the KPK is still unsure which article to use to incriminate him.
Train Import Plans Derailed
THE tug-of-war over importing used trains from Japan enters a new phase. Kereta Commuter Indonesia finally orders new trains from Inka, which is not ready to produce them. This could result in a buildup of 200,000 passengers a day.
THE new European Union deforestation-free regulation will take effect in May. Will it be effective in preventing deforestation if violations of forest management are ignored?
Exiles in the Land of Windmills
HUNDREDS of Indonesians were stranded abroad after the G30S incident in 1965. Film director Lola Amaria documented their lives for 10 years. Racing against time and age.