Editorial

In May 2017 Indonesia earned an upgrade on its sovereign debt rating, which put it on an investment grade level from Standard And Poor's (S&P), as its debt is now rated as BBB- with stable outlook. This followed the moved of the other credit rating agencies Fitch and Moody's which…
Based on data from the Central Statistical Bureau (BPS) on February 2016, open unemployment level was 5.5%, while poverty level was 10.86% in March 2016. Foreign Debt until July 2016 was IDR 3,359.82 trillion. Economic growth for the 2nd quarter of 2016 was 5.175%. Then what is the policy issue…
It was unfortunate for Zaskia Gotik. Because of her joke about Pancasila on one of the private TV programs, this dangdut singer is now threatened to face jail sentence. Zaskia, who was invited as a participant on a comedy quiz show, said that the symbol of the fifth principle of…
Our civil liberties are constantly threatened by the unilateral action of the anti-tolerance. Anti-diversity movement that comes from the mass organizations based on a particular religion is actually happening. In the recent weeks, several events in two cities became the reflection of how vulnerable the freedom of religion and the…
Terrorist acts carried out on 14 January incised more wounds for Indonesia. This incident was clearly a shock to Indonesia, especially the citizens of its capital city, in view of the scene that are at the heart of the city and includes a solid strategic region. This incident also prompted…