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KPK investigation letter leakedJanuary 17, 2020
While having a discussion on live television regarding the Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) recent attempt to search the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle’s (PDI-P) headquarters in Central Jakarta, PDI-P lawmaker Masinton Pasaribu showed a Sprindik (letter ordering the start of an investigation) for a bribery case involving General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioner Wahyu Setiawan and several PDI-P members. The Sprindik, which was reportedly signed by former KPK chairman Agus Rahardjo, sparked speculation about the PDI-P’s close relationship with the antigraft body, as the Sprindik was supposed to be confidential and not disclosed to those outside the KPK.
Jokowi supports private sector participation in SOE projectsJanuary 15, 2020
In his opening speech for the Association of Young Indonesian Businesspeople (HIPMI)’s new leadership inauguration, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said he had reminded State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) minister Erick Thohir to increase the involvement of private companies in the country’s development projects. SOEs along with its subsidiary and sub-subsidiary companies have been dominating government’s projects that is worth Rp 2.4 quadrillion (US$175.53 billion) in total. By involving the private sector, local companies and small and medium enterprises, Jokowi hoped that the local businesses could grow.