Monday, October 21, 2019 | 05:46 WIB

Opposition is weak if just a single party

IO, Jakarta – Despite the new names and faces in the House of Representatives (DPR) for the 2019-2024 term, the public remains skeptic about our legislative body. This pessimism is entirely understandable: among the many...

ICW: “President not ‘anti-corruption’, his award should be revoked”

IO, Jakarta – The Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) has demanded the Bung Hatta Anti-Corruption Award (BHACA) previously awarded to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) be revoked immediately. This statement was issued by ICW...

JK recognizes painful economic gap

IO, Jakarta – Vice President Jusuf Kalla stated that economic gap di Indonesia is very much real and requires balancing. He further stated that other than being measurable through the Gini rate,...

Regent of North Lampung arrested by KPK, Accused of years of kickbacks

IO, Lampung – Regent of North Lampung Agung Ilmu Mangkunegara was arrested in a Corruption Eradication Commission (Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi – “KPK”) sting operation on Sunday (06/10/2019) night. When they concluded their...

Council Committee formed before Presidential inauguration

IO, Jakarta – After her appointment as the Speaker of the House ( DPR), Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) politician Puan Maharani jumpstarted the coordination and held meetings with a number...

The President’s political dynasty: Gibran Rakabuming

IO, Jakarta – Joko Widodo’s presence in national politics was hoped to be able to break through Indonesia political dynasties. However, one by one, members of his family are starting to think...

No urgency to issue the KPK Perppu

IO, Jakarta - The revised KPK Law has been passed by Parliament. However, it is considered problematic by many. They consider its substance weakens the corruption eradication work by the KPK. Waves...

Hundreds of complaints of violence, KontraS: “The Police have failed to resolve protests peacefully”

IO, Jakarta – The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (Komisi untuk People Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan – “KontraS”) and the Advocacy for Democracy Team have received 390 complaints...

Over 70% of the public agrees President should revoke KPK Law revisions

IO, Jakarta – The revision to Law No. 32/2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) ended up with a mass of protests. Activists, workers, college students, and even high school students in...

President urged to hear out the people’s aspirations when selecting minister candidates

IO, Jakarta – President Elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is probably having a splitting headache right now. After all, he was blatantly urged to satisfy the demands of the political parties that supported...

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