Down-Shifting on Sales Targets
At the end of 2015, the Indonesian Motorized Vehicle Industry Association (Gaikindo) was optimistic automobile sales could grow seven percent this year, reaching 1.070 million units. However, as of mid-year, the expected growth has not been met. Last August, Gaikindo revised the target to 1.050 million units. "Even this will need hard work in the last three months of this year," said Gaikindo Kukuh Secretary-General Kumara told Tempo some time…
I swear to God, swear to God," said Setya Novanto when he was asked if it was true there was Rp150 billion for the Golkar Party's coffers from money embezzled out of the e-KTP (electronic ID cards) in 2011. Without denying or confirming it, he held up his index and middle fingers to form a 'victory' sign.
Setya Novanto demonstrated this oath to Tempo editors when he visited this magazine's office on Wednesday last week, a day before the prosecution read the criminal charges filed in the massive corruption case surrounding the e-KTP project at the Jakarta Corruption Court.