Tag: Tuan Guru Bajang

Bakrie & The Bribery Case of TGB/Newmont Divestment

We believe some of you have read cover story of Tempo magazine this week about bribery allegation against Zainul Majdi AKA Tuan Guru Bajang, the outgoing governor of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province. At the heart of the investigation is flow of funds from PT Recapital Asset Management related to the acquisition of 24% shares of then PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (now PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara) by Bakrie Group.

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Bracing for Surprise (2)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has on Sunday (Jul 22) night attended the anniversary of the National Awakening Party (PKB) at the Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel. President Jokowi, in his speech, stated that he will announce his running mate for the 2019 presidential race within the next 1-2 weeks. Will the President surprising public with his choice of VP candidate?

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Jokowi’s Running Mate Talk

The race for becoming Jokowi’s running mate is still on. There were reportedly only five names of candidates left for consideration, but there are several versions of the list. For the purpose of this article we divide the...

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A Message from Mandalika?

On October 20, 2017, on the third anniversary of his presidency, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo visited West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), the second most populous province in the eastern part of the country. There, President Jokowi met with the NTB Governor TGH Muhammad Zainul Majdi a.k.a Tuan Guru Bajang (TGB). The President recorded a video to promote the Mandalika special economic & tourism zone that he had just inaugurated with TGB. Jokowi posted the said video into all of his personal social media accounts on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. That led many to wonder if TGB was in Jokowi’s list of possible running-mates.

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