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KPK’s performance has weakened since its law revision came into effect on October 17, with no sting operations performed in the past two months. Furthermore, wiretapping—the ultimate weapon for catching corrupt government officials—has not been performed at full capacity. A number of cases are predicted to go unresolved under the new leadership. The KPK is no longer a feared institution.
Corruption Will Never End with Prosecution
Some military personnel are suspected of abusing a driver of an app-based transportation service at their headquarters in Jambi. Despite having been the victim of a scam, the driver has been named a suspect.
Opera Gandari by Tony Prabowo was performed for the third time. Director Melati Suryodarmo gave a new interpretation imbued with her personal experience as a woman.
Welcome, Jokowi’s KPK
A Banana was exhibited on a wall in a gallery in Miami, America, with a price tag of 120 dollars. It was part of the Basel Art exhibition held in mid December. The artist, Maurizio Cattelan, had titled it ‘Comedian’, probably after buying the banana at a supermarket for 20 cents.