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PAN schedules meeting with PDI-P, GolkarNovember 05, 2019
National Mandate Party (PAN) chairman Zulkifli Hasan revealed earlier today that his party would meet with the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and the Golkar Party to coordinate their treatment of several controversial bills and to discuss preparations for the 2024 elections.
Not guilty verdict blow for KPKNovember 05, 2019
The Jakarta Corruption Court has — for the first time ever — cleared a graft defendant of all charges in the trial of the former head of state-owned electricity company PLN, Sofyan Basir, dealing another blow to the embattled Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), which recently had its powers trimmed by a recent legal amendment.
Ex-PLN chief Sofyan Basir walks free in Riau project graft trialNovember 04, 2019
The Jakarta Corruption Court has cleared Sofyan Basir, the former president director of state-owned electricity company PLN, of all charges for his alleged role in a bribery case related to a coal-fired power plant (PLTU) project in Riau. Sofyan had been accused of deliberately facilitating meetings between the Golkar Party's Idrus Marham and Eni Maulani Saragih and businessman Johannes Budisutrisno Kotjo with the PLN board of directors to speed up deliberations over the Riau-1 power plant. The court declared Sofyan not guilty of committing the indicted crime since he was not proven to have had any role in facilitating the meeting.
Suryo Utomo appointed as taxation director generalNovember 01, 2019
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani inaugurated Suryo Utomo on Friday as the Finance Ministry’s taxation director general, replacing Robert Pakpahan who retired due to civil service age limit regulations. Besides Suryo, Sri Mulyani also held an inauguration ceremony for higher echelon staff in the ministry.
New provinces in Papua may lead to ‘widening social gap’November 01, 2019
In a bid to speed up development in Papua, the government has come up with an idea to create more provinces in the vast region. However, experts have warned such policy could lead to social conflict if it fails to improve the welfare of native Papuans.