The Supreme Audit Agency found losses incurred from a contract extension of Jakarta container terminal’s management. Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno was blamed for approving the contract.
DPR politicians asked the KPK to intervene by following up on an audit conducted by the BPK.
Some surveys have narrowed the field down to Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto as presidential candidates likely to run in the 2019 general election. Jokowi has officially been named presidential candidate, with the support of seven parties eligible to run in the general elections. And it is only a matter of time before Prabowo announces his candidacy.