Alternatives for the President
After meeting with several public figures and former leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission, President Joko Widodo warmed to the idea of issuing a government regulation in lieu of the KPK law. Pro-government parties reject the plan, cautioning that Jokowi’s coming term in office may not run smoothly.
WHEN meeting with dozens of notable figures at the State Palace on Thursday, September 26, President Joko Widodo opened the discussion in a straightforward manner. He told his guests that he wished to hear their input on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) law and Criminal Code (KUHP) revisions.
Before letting his guests speak, Jokowi reiterated his stance in regard to the amended KPK Law, which was passed by the House of Representatives...