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Surya Paloh convened leaders of the ruling coalition to reject Gerindra’s inclusion. After reports of a fractured relationship with Surya, Megawati extends a warm hand to Prabowo Subianto. This could upset the cabinet lineup and the appointment of the MPR leadership.
Politicians, the Economy Needs to Survive
The KPK is investigating the involvement of other business owners in a land reclamation license bribery case involving Riau Islands Governor Nurdin Basirun. There are signs that money changed hands.
Customers have reported Asuransi Jiwa Bakrie to the police for failure to pay investment returns. The company insists this is a civil law matter.
The selection process of candidate leaders for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) garnered much criticism because the committee invited candidacies from the police force and the attorney general’s office.
1. Explosive Finale: A MAN performs a daring attraction by wrapping himself in a string of firecrackers and set it off during the celebration of the 12th Lebaran Betawi Festival at the National Monument (Monas), Jakarta, Sunday, July 21. Held from July 19 to 21, the Lebaran Betawi Festival is a celebration of Betawi culture, as a way to preserve its traditional arts and culinary delights./ANTARA FOTO/M Risyal Hidayatama.
IN the Opinion of Tempo’s July 23-29, 2019 entitled All Eyes on the SOEs mentioned: “There was also a bribery case at another SOE: fertilizer company Pupuk Indonesia. In March, the company’ marketing manager was detained by the KPK for allegedly bribing member of the Golkar Faction in the House of Representatives Bowo Sidik Pangarso, in order to smooth the way for the business.”
It is a bad short story, but it was not its literary qualities that condemned it.