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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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.…

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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.