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I Never Considered Becoming National Police Chief
The South Jakarta District Court has become a battlefield for the Financial Services Authority (OJK) and Sanggarcipta Kreasitama as both sue each other over the rent of Wisma Mulia 1 and 2 buildings in Jakarta, rented to serve as OJK’s offices. “We were the first to file a suit,” said OJK Public Relations and Logistics Commissioner, Anto Prabowo, on Thursday, August 20.
Joko Soegiarto Tjandra’s bribery implicates two generals and a businessman close to National Police’s top brass. National Police Criminal Investigation Division Chief Comsr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo’s name is also being mentioned. The case is heating up approaching the contest for National Police chief.
The effects of colonization and political upheaval in the wake of Indonesia’s independence created a crisis in the health sector. Johannes Leimena, a doctor who graduated from STOVIA and a former youth movement activist, attempted to rectify this problem when he returned to national politics. His efforts led to the creation of an integrated public health care system available in both cities and villages.
He was one of the native doctors who pioneered malaria treatment in Papua. To address the absence of immersion oil—a key ingredient for diagnosis—Kariadi formulated it himself from cananga leaves. The oil was then patented under his name. He died at the hands of a Japanese soldier at the age of 40.
Slamet Iman Santoso pioneered Indonesia’s psychology education. He changed student enrollment at state universities.
An infectious diseases hospital is named after Sulianti Suroso, a doctor who played a major role in the eradication of smallpox in the country. She once helped smuggle a plane during the struggle for independence.