Breaking the Vicious Circle
There is now yet another corruption case involving special allocation funds at the House of Representatives. The rules must be revised.
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was right to name House of Representatives (DPR) deputy speaker Taufik Kurniawan a corruption suspect. But the repeated occurrence of the type of corruption in the Taufik case shows that there is a fundamental problem with the system of budgeting special allocation funds that needs to be put right.
The type of corruption allegedly committed by Taufik, a politician from the National Mandate Party (PAN),...