Halal Products at a Crossroads
RELIGIOUS affairs ministry's structure has become increasingly inflated following the formation of the new work unit, Halal Product Certification Agency (BPJPH). Established at the end of September, the agency is a new chapter in the issuance of the halal certification.
Equivalent to the first echelon in the ministry, the BPJPH has three simultaneous functions, namely, the center for registration and halal certification, the center for education and supervision of…
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.