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After hectic year, calm 2020 expectedDecember 31, 2019
After a hectic year of general elections, series of protests and political maneuvers that sparked debates and divided the country, many are hoping that 2020 would bring stability and a positive outlook. “Politics will be more solid and consolidated as Jokowi has kicked off his second term as a more experienced politician who knows how to handle his rivals,” a political expert from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Noory Okhtariza, told The Jakarta Post on Monday.
KPK commissioner responds to ICW’s criticismDecember 31, 2019
Previously, the ICW declared 2019 the worst year for the country’s anticorruption measures and the year when the KPK faced its demise, alluding to the controversial selection process of the new KPK leaders. “The State Palace and the House of Representatives managed to successfully appoint five new leaders who, according to us [the ICW], are the worst leaders in the KPK’s history,” said ICW researcher Kurnia Ramadhana.
Jokowi tries to restore KPK powers, but can he do it?December 30, 2019
In a move seen as an attempt to salvage Indonesia’s antigraft agency, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has drafted a regulation that will restore several functions of the leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) that had been eradicated in the amended KPK Law.