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DINO Patti Djalal immediately contacted Jakarta Governor Anies Rasyid Baswedan as soon as he learned that Formula E was looking for a host for the electric car race in June. The former foreign affairs deputy minister recommended Anies to propose Jakarta as a host city. “This is a car race of the future as (the cars) use electric power,” said Dino when Tempo contacted him on Friday, November 8.
The 2020 Jakarta draft budget priorities and ceiling (KUA-PPAS)—the early stage in the capital city’s budget plan—is full of irregularities. Suspicious budget allocation items are dispersed throughout spending components for consulting services, procurement, and assistance funds. Text: Hussein Abri Dongoran, Gangsar Parikesit Sources: 2016-2019 Jakarta budget, 2020 RKUA-PPAS as processed by the PSI
Tax Revenue Slow
Jababeka’s management feud has gone on to the courts. Among irregularities are mutual fund investments that allegedly violated regulations.
The death of lawyer and environment activist Golfried Siregar remains a mystery. An investigation by Tempo and the North Sumatra Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence uncovered discrepancies of facts in the police report. Suspicion for murder is in the air.
Cartoon: Yuyun Nurrachman
We are Sisyphus, a friend said. His face was weary.