1:46 am May 28, 2015 | 12 Comments
The Indonesian government is planning to examine the academic qualifications of all of its officials in an effort to clamp down on the recent discoveries of counterfeit university diplomas.
3:28 pm May 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, has been urged to review its performance after losing three pretrial motions filed by graft suspects.
5:06 pm May 26, 2015 | 15 Comments
The South Jakarta District Court has granted a pretrial challenge against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) that was filed by the country's former tax director general Hadi Poernomo over an alleged bribery case involving one of the country's top private banks.
2:31 pm May 26, 2015 | 11 Comments
Jakarta. In a move that will surprise few, the National Police have terminated a graft investigation against Deputy Police Chief Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan. “As leader of the investigation, I have instructed to stop any cross examination of Budi Gunawan,” Brig. Gen. Victor Edison Simanjuntak, a spokesman for the National Police’s detectives’ unit (Bareskrim), told news site Kompas.com on Tuesday. Victor […]
8:56 pm May 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
President Joko Widodo said on Monday that he wants the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to be led by people with different expertise and skill sets to expedite the country’s fight against graft and better tackle cases that are getting increasingly sophisticated and complex.
5:59 pm May 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. Monday’s scheduled preliminary hearing of a pretrial motion filed by senior Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan at the South Jakarta District Court, has been postponed until Friday due to a National Police no-show. “Representatives from the National Police were absent today because our legal team is still in the process of coordinating […]
9:13 am May 25, 2015 | 12 Comments
Nearly two decades after Indonesia's military was squeezed out of civilian affairs with the downfall of strongman leader Suharto, President Joko Widodo is drawing the army more closely into his wars on drugs, terrorism, and corruption.
11:57 am May 23, 2015 | 13 Comments
The Indonesian prison guard arrested with more than 16 kilograms of methamphetamine and several hundred ecstasy pills on Friday claims he was collecting evidence seized from inmates.
12:48 am May 23, 2015 | 28 Comments
Indonesian authorities have arrested a second prison guard this month for alleged drug-dealing, this time working ironically enough at a penitentiary for drug offenders.
7:29 pm May 22, 2015 | 36 Comments
Observers Slam Former KPK Adviser’s Misogynistic Remarks Over All-Female Antigraft Selection Committee
Jakarta. Abdullah Hehamahua, a former adviser for the Corruption Eradication Commission, has received intense criticism for making sexist remarks about the antigraft body’s all-female selection committee recently appointed by President Joko Widodo. Joko announced on Thursday his choice for nine new members of the committee, which will be led by economic analyst Destry Damayanti and […]
6:47 pm May 22, 2015 | 8 Comments
Indonesia's prominent anti-corruption body has estimated trillions of rupiah in state loss incurred from a corruption case involving Hadi Poernomo, former director general of taxation at the Ministry of Finance and former chief of the Supreme Audit Agency, or BPK.
4:23 pm May 22, 2015 | 4 Comments
Comedian Sri Wahyuningsih admitted on Friday that she had received a substantial amount of money from former health minister Siti Fadillah Supari, who was named a graft suspect by the Corruption Eradication Commission in 2012.
10:22 pm May 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
President Joko Widodo announced nine new members of the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, selection committee on Thursday, all of whom are women.
1:18 pm May 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
[Updated on Thursday, May 21 at 5 p.m. to add reaction from analysts and the KPK] Jakarta. President Joko Widodo announced nine new members of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) selection committee on Thursday, all of whom are women. “In the past few weeks I have been working hard to form a selection committee for the […]
12:32 pm May 21, 2015 | 5 Comments
The Indonesian police insist they will press ahead with a perjury case against suspended antigraft commissioner Bambang Widjojanto, claiming they have sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.