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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

140 Weighbridges-Slash-Extortion-Centers

TRANSPORTATION Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said about 140 weighbridges in several regions were centers of illegal payments. For that reason, the transportation ministry has decided to take over their management from local governments.

According to Budi, the takeover should be completed this month, but he has given local governments until January 1, 2017. "Many local governments still refuse to transfer weighbridge management," he said after a discussion titled 'Combating…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.