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In their position as vice-presidential running mates, Ma’ruf Amin and Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno began working quickly to raise support after registering at the General Election Commission (KPU) last August 10. Sandiaga, 49, is targeting women and millennials. Dressed in a sporty blue outfit, this former deputy governor of Jakarta, who is called a santri (an Islamic boarding school student) by the top officials of the Justice and Prosperity Party (PKS), is visiting the markets and university campuses.
Competing as running mates in the upcoming presidential election, Ma’ruf Amin and Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno are working on their respective campaigns. They are visiting many social circles, ranging from millennials, Islamic boarding school students, and minority groups. They are improving their respective public images in order to attract voters.
Becoming a vice-presidential candidate has not deterred Ma’ruf Amin away from his habit of wearing a sarong. Behind his unique dress and speaking style, Ma’ruf’s family plays a part as well. His family is helping with some of the candidate’s campaign activities.
Former Lippo Group commissioner Eddy Sindoro surrendered to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) last Friday. Eddy has been on the run since being accused of bribing Edy Nasution, a clerk at the Central Jakarta District Court two years ago. KPK’s deputy chairman, Laode Muhammad Syarif said that Eddy turned himself in via the police attaché of the Indonesian embassy in Singapore. “The Singaporean authorities also assisted us,” Syarif revealed.
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State assets of Rp11 trillion will be insured starting from next year. The World Bank has given funding and the strategy to carry it out.
President Joko Widodo ordered for the cancellation of Premium gasoline’s price hike. The plan to increase fuel prices, along with Pertamina’s financial situation, had been discussed at the Vice President’s office.
MANY problems arise in the legal trial process. The courtroom proceedings are often disturbed by all sorts of trouble, from the defendant not appearing, witnesses and audience acting up, insults being directed at the panel of judges, to judge sleeping during sessions, law enforcements showing bad manners and even mobs damaging the court’s properties. This is what called the contempt of court.
Lisbon was completely destroyed.