6:45 pm June 26, 2015 | 16 Comments
The government appears to be seeking a compromise after rejecting the House of Representatives’ proposed pork barrel scheme, by increasing government subsidies to political parties by at least 900 percent.
5:55 pm June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named the head of Morotai district in North Maluku a graft suspect on Friday for allegedly bribing former Constitutional Court chief justice Akil Mochtar.
4:56 pm June 26, 2015 | No Comment
The family of Abdul Rauf, a graft suspect that died not long after collapsing in court on Thursday, has voiced anger that Abdul was made to stand trial when he was "unhealthy."
2:00 pm June 26, 2015 | 13 Comments
“If we look at the quality of education from any indicator, there seems to be no significant progress, even with budget increases,” said Sutarum Wiryono from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). "If we look at the results of the PISA, there’s still no improvement in quality over time."
12:40 pm June 25, 2015 | 3 Comments
Annas Maamun, the suspended governor of Sumatra’s Riau province, will file an appeal against a six-year sentence and Rp 200 million ($15,040) fine handed down by a court on Wednesday in a forestry graft case.
3:43 pm June 24, 2015 | 3 Comments
The Bandung Anticorruption Court has sentenced the suspended governor of Sumatra’s Riau province, Annas Maamun, to six years in prison for taking bribes to issue forestry concessions to a local businessman.
7:00 pm June 23, 2015 | 11 Comments
A high-ranking female officer from the National Police, widely perceived to be the most corrupt institution in the country, revealed on Tuesday that she has registered as a candidate for a leadership position at the Corruption Eradication Commission.
6:28 pm June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, has called on the House of Representatives to ensure that the controversial "aspiration funds" that have been proposed by legislators are not misappropriated.
5:28 pm June 23, 2015 | 60 Comments
The submission of the bill to the House is seen by some as the latest effort by Joko’s party, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, to undermine the KPK, which has prosecuted and jailed more PDI-P politicians than those from any other party throughout its 12-year history.
10:50 am June 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. Johan Budi, an interim deputy chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, has said that he signed himself up for a leadership position at the country’s prominent antigraft watchdog. “I decided on Sunday night after I received my mother’s blessings,” Johan said to news portal CNNIndonesia.com on Tuesday. “I am currently preparing the required […]
6:03 pm June 22, 2015 | 13 Comments
Former state-owned enterprises minister Dahlan Iskan is at the center of a fifth graft investigation the National Police revealed on Monday, this time related to diesel procurement for a number of power plants in North Sumatra and East Java.
11:13 am June 22, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, has slapped a travel ban on South Sumatra’s Musi Banyuasin district head in connection with the region’s 2015 budget graft case in which four people have been named suspects. “We have requested a travel ban on Pahri Azhari, the district head of Musi Banyuasin, for investigation purposes,” said […]
12:23 am June 19, 2015 | 17 Comments
A bill submitted to parliament and aimed at defanging the national antigraft commission has served to highlight the growing rift between President Joko Widodo and his political backers.