Breaking the Beef Mafia Chain
The arrest of beef trader Basuki Hariman by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) serves as further confirmation that the beef mafia is still everywhere in this country. He is alleged to have paid a bribe to Supreme Court Justice Patrialis Akbar to have the zone-based trading rule regulation annulled.
The judicial review of Law No. 41/2014 on the Breeding and Health of Animals is closely linked to business interests.…
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.