TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – News about the poor performance of PT Pembangunan Jaya Tbk. the company that manages the Ancol recreation park became a widely read report on the Metro channel throughout last Friday.
The poor performance of the management of the recreational park owned by the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government was immediately dismantled by its President Commissioner, Thomas Trikasih Lembong. He delivered the performance description in a special interview with the Tempo Team, online on Friday, August 12 yesterday.
Tom Lembong, as his name is more commonly known, describes the piles and series of problems that surround the company. All of which, according to Tom, stems from the quality of the board of directors who are considered unprofessional.
In the end, many projects that Ancol worked on, which were expected to be the mainstay of the recreation park, ended up stalling in the middle of the road. The board of directors, he said, are still running the old business model, running the company in the old ways.
The most popular news that entered the Top 3 Metro on Friday was the case of Ferdy Sambo. The shooting case against Brigadier Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat or Brigadier still invites the curiosity of many people. Yesterday Komnas HAM visited the Mobile Brigade Headquarters, to examine the two-star police general.
Here are the Top 3 Metros on Friday, August 12, 2022:
1. Update from Mako Brimob: Ferdy Sambo Confesses, Putri Candrawati and Bharada E Canceled Investigation
The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) scheduled an examination of Inspector General Ferdy Sambo, his wife, Putri Candrawati; and his aide, Bhayangkara Dua Richard Eliezer Pudihang Lumiu alias Bharada E at the Mobile Brigade Command Headquarters, Kelapa Dua, Depok today. However, only Ferdy Sambo was successfully examined.
“So today we are only asking for information from Pak Ferdy,” said Komnas HAM Commissioner Beka Ulung Hapsara at a press conference at the Mobile Brigade Headquarters, Friday, August 12, 2022.
To Komnas HAM, Ferdy Sambo admitted that he was the main actor behind the murder of his own aide Brigadier Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat alias Brigadier J. Ferdy Sambo admitted that he had engineered and distorted information from the start so that Brigadier J’s murder was a result of a shooting case.
“He admitted earlier that it was his own plan and was guilty of that action,” said Komnas HAM Head Ahmad Taufan Damanik.
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2. Thomas Lembong Will Completely Reorganize the Directors and Commissioners of PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol
President Commissioner and Independent PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol Thomas Trikasih Lembong said there would be a leadership reshuffle in the company. He confirmed that the board of directors would be replaced, but did not rule out the possibility for the Ancol commissioner as well.
“You could say there will be a major overhaul,” he said in an online interview with Tempo, Friday, August 12, 2022.
Thomas did not specify who the directors of Ancol would replace. According to him, the majority of the new members of Ancol’s board of directors (BOD) are from Pembangunan Jaya Group.
They are executives who are currently working or have started their careers at Pembangunan Jaya Group. He said the reshuffle of directors took place at the annual General Meeting of Shareholders (GMS) to be held next week.
According to Thomas, an overhaul is needed to restore control of Ancol which is held by professionals. “We want a truly professional status, Ancol’s vision and mission must as far as possible be purely technocratic,” he said.
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3. Debts of IDR 1.4 Trillion, These are a series of stalled projects in Ancol
President Commissioner of PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol Tbk. Thomas Trikasih Lembong disclosed a number of stalled projects in the Ancol tourist area, Jakarta.
Thomas said the management’s inability to manage assets made a series of projects in Ancol stalled. “Ancol is not growing,” said Thomas Lembong in a special interview with Tempo via Zoom, Friday, August 12, 2022.
The first project that stalled was the construction of a five-star hotel. This hotel is built next to Mermaid Resort. In fact, this hotel is predicted to be Ancol’s flagship property.
Instead of producing magnificent buildings, the project that has cost hundreds of billions of dollars has only left the foundation.
Furthermore, the former Head of the Investment Coordinating Board mentioned the management of ABC Mall or Ancol Beach City, which is located in the Ancol Carnival Beach area.
Operational assets, which are managed by the two joint venture entrepreneurs, were forced to stagnate due to internal conflicts.
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