The 'HMK' Code
Investigators from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) approached three shoppers at a cosmetics counter at the Grand Indonesia Mall in Central Jakarta. The three were Patrialis Akbar and two women, who were shopping on Wednesday night, last week.
After introducing themselves, the most senior investigator explained that Patrialis was suspected of receiving bribe money in connection with a judicial review of the legislation on livestock and animal health at…
Election Campaigning for Today and Tomorrow
Candidates and their supporters are putting everything on the line to win the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election and perhaps a warm-up for the presidential election in 2019.
Before discussing the charges leveled against him, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) talked about how a leader can regress to become a tyrant. A dictator, said SBY, who was Indonesia's sixth president, can emerge when he begins to fear the loss of his power.