11:53 am August 1, 2015 | 2 Comments
A senior Trade Ministry official who is a suspect in the dwell time corruption case police are investigating at the nation's No. 1 shipping port, has been placed under arrest to make sure he doesn't escape justice.
6:09 pm July 31, 2015 | 9 Comments
The controversial police general overseeing dubious criminal investigations against antigraft officials promised on Friday that his office would not “criminalize” their replacements.
4:10 pm July 31, 2015 | 7 Comments
Police in Jakarta has charged a senior Ministry of Trade official after $42,000 in cash from unclear provenance was found inside one of the desks in his office. The cash is believed to be bribes linked to the pre-customs clearance process at Indonesia's largest shipping port.
2:27 pm July 29, 2015 | 7 Comments
The North Sumatra governor, Gatot Pujo Nugroho, is likely to file a pretrial motion against the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, for naming him and his wife corruption suspects.
12:31 pm July 29, 2015 | 5 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission has charged North Sumatra Governor Gatot Pujo Nugroho and his wive Evi Susanti for their alleged role in a bribery case involving three court judges
8:04 pm July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's legal frameworks fail to enforce transparency in the use of public funding for electoral campaigns by political parties, while abuses are rampant and remain unaddressed due to the limited authority of oversight bodies -- a new study has found.
11:50 am July 21, 2015 | 7 Comments
Indonesia’s Justice Ministry has insisted that no sentence reductions were awarded to corruption convicts for the Idul Fitri holiday last week, following local media reports of cuts of up to two months for some notorious convicts.
1:30 pm July 16, 2015 | 30 Comments
Calls are mounting thick and fast for President Joko Widodo to fire a controversial police general behind an ongoing campaign to undermine the national antigraft commission and its supporters.
1:46 pm July 15, 2015 | 17 Comments
“This chief of detectives doesn’t understand detective work,” Buya told Vice President Jusuf Kalla during a meeting in March. “He doesn’t have the least bit of competence or professionalism.”
9:05 pm July 14, 2015 | 10 Comments
Jakarta. The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, on Tuesday charged and arrested high profile lawyer Otto Cornelis Kaligis on after investigating a bribery case involving his law firm. Kaligis, who owns one of the largest law firms in Indonesia, was forcibly picked up at a hotel in Central Jakarta by KPK investigators after not attending the KPK’s […]
4:38 pm July 14, 2015 | 15 Comments
The government will attempt to persuade controversial Judge Sarpin Rizaldi to withdraw defamation proceedings against two members of the Judicial Commission, but police say they will press on with charges.
4:17 pm July 12, 2015 | 23 Comments
The most corrupt party in Indonesia has denied ordering one of its members to press a criminal complaint against the investigative news magazine Tempo over an explosive allegation that one of its top politicians engineered a plot to criminalize national antigraft commissioners.
12:50 am July 12, 2015 | 39 Comments
The Indonesian police have leveled defamation charges against two members of the Judicial Commission – the government’s court watchdog – at the behest of a controversial judge who notoriously ordered that corruption charges be dropped against a top general earlier this year.
12:05 pm July 11, 2015 | 21 Comments
Vice President Jusuf Kalla has deplored the rearrest of the former mayor of Makassar, Ilham Arief Sirajuddin, by the national antigraft commission, saying it should have respected an earlier court ruling freeing the corruption suspect.
4:51 pm July 10, 2015 | 5 Comments
The rearrest on Friday of former Makassar mayor marks the KPK's first successful recovery against a series of debilitating pretrial rulings that have called its powers into question.