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After he was proven to have committed self-plagiarism, Muryanto Amin’s career still sailed smoothly until he became rector of the North Sumatra University. His article, published in a journal lacking in credibility, was used to obtain a professorship. Palace officials are said to have intervened.
Ministry of Education and Culture’s explanation on alleged plagiarism by university rectors and professors.
Government Shouldn’t Be a Stumbling Block
The main reason for the corruption perception index’ slump is global investors’ doubts over the government’s stance on fighting corruption.
Yopie Hidayat, Contributor
Considering Nuclear Power
Dead in the Water
Foreign flagged motor tankers (MT) are detained in the waters off Pontianak in West Kalimantan, January 24. Indonesian Maritime Security Agency secured the two vessels, bearing Iranian and Panamanian flags, after being suspected of carrying out illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfers. ANTARA/HO/Bakamla
Dinner Is Served
Staff feed orangutans named Tori and her son Justin on the lake of the Solo Taru Jurug Zoo (TSTJ) in Central Java, January 21. TSTJ management plans to temporarily shut its doors to public on February 2 to halt the spread of Covid-19. ANTARA/Maulana Surya
Power succeeds not through oppression with guns and bribery with money, but because it is effective in performing illusion.