Basuki Hariman, Beef Importer: I Wanted To Win This Case
A major player in the beef importing business, Basuki Hariman has never been at a loss for words. Last week, after he was questioned for 15 hours, as well as on the following day when he was about to be questioned further by investigators, the boss of Impexindo Pratama company was ready to take questions from reporters. Excerpts:
Did you give any bribe money?
I spoke about money…
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.