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KPK to present corroborating evidence on Setnov pre-trial

Thursday, 21 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) spokesman Febri Diansyah said legal team of the anti-graft body will present corroborating evidence on the determination of House Speaker Setya Novanto (Setnov) as suspect in alleged...

KPK to seek second opinion from IDI on Setnov condition

Thursday, 21 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) spokesman Febri Diansyah said the anti-graft body has not draw any conclusion related to Setya Novanto (Setnov) condition. Setnov who has been named as suspect in e-ID...

President reminds regional govt leaders to spend budget judiciously

Friday, 15 September 2017

BANJARMASIN -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged regional government leaders to be judicious in utilizing the budget, following the arrests of five people caught red-handed by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on...

Inquiry rights Pansus asks for additional time: Masinton

Friday, 15 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The House Special Committee of inquiry rights on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has requested for additional time to work. Vice Chairman of the Special Committee, Masinton Pasaribu, said there are...

Setya Novanto sends letter to KPK

Thursday, 14 September 2017

JAKARTA - House of Representatives's speaker Setya Novanto sent a letter to Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) requesting consideration of KPK leaders to delay investigation process against him. He also asked KPK to respect...

KPK to reschedule Setya Novanto's questioning

Thursday, 14 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will reschedule its questioning of House Speaker Setya Novanto who has been named a suspect in an ID-card graft case. "We will reschedule the questioning of Setya...

Pre-trial of Setya Novanto to be continued next week

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The pre-trial hearing filed by Setya Novanto as suspect in e-ID card procurement corruption case was postponed by the South Jakarta District Court, on Tuesday (September 12). The trial will be...

Setya Novanto fails to respond first summon by KPK

Monday, 11 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's House Speaker Setya Novanto failed to respond to first summon by the Corruption Eradiction Commision (KPK) on Monday (September 11). He could not come as he has been hospitalized since...

Jokowi reiterates support to fight against corruption

Monday, 11 September 2017

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo has said that he would continue to give support to anti-graft agency KPK to prevent it from being undermined. "I reiterated that I would never let KPK being undermined....

Setya Novanto to be grilled as suspect in corruption case

Friday, 08 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's House Speaker Setya Novanto is scheduled to be grilled as a suspect in a major corruption case linked to an electronic ID card project next Monday. "Suspect SN (Setya Novanto) is...

KPK to question House secretary general in e-ID graft case

Thursday, 07 September 2017

JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will question Secretary General of the House of Representatives (DPR) Achmad Djuned as a witness in a corruption case of an electronic identity (e-ID) card procurement...

ICW rejects Pansus plan to lessen KPK's authority

Thursday, 07 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Donal Fariz rejected Special Committee (Pansus) of Inquiry Right's plan to lessen Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) authority.  He said the plan showed the committee aim to weaken...

Anti-graft bodies never survive for long in Indonesia: BW

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Former commissioner of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Bambang Widjojanto (BW) said, Indonesia has a bad record in maintaining the existance of anti-graft body. Since the first president ruled the country, he...

Setya Novanto files pretrial suit against KPK's decision

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

JAKARTA -- Chairman of the House of Representatives (DPR) Setya Novanto has filed a pretrial suit with the South Jakarta District Court against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)'s decision to name him a...

Jokowi reiterates stand to not intervene in KPK's internal affairs

Friday, 01 September 2017

SUKABUMI -- President Joko Widodo here, Friday, reiterated his decision to not interfere in the affairs of the country's anti-graft agency, stating that it is an independent institution. He informed newsmen that the...