Anti-Corruption Daily Digest: Update 2015-10-29

“DPR called to test KPK candidate commissioners”

Media Indonesia, Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Presidential Palace expected the House of Representatives (DPR) to promptly carry out the fit and proper test for candidate commissioners of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to follow up on the President's letter of recommendation.


“Suryadharma directed rent of Hajj accommodation” - Kompas, Thursday, October 29, 2015

Former Minister of Religion Suryadharma Ali directed his subordinates to rent housing or majmuah for Hajj pilgrims in Medina in 2012. In fact, a number of DPR members were also mentioned to have participated in this housing rent procurement.


“Cases neglected, BPK urged to audit Police, AG and KPK” Terbit, Thursday, October 29, 2015

Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) found 1,223 corruption cases without investigation progress during 2010 until the first half of 2015, with potential state loss of Rp 11 trillion. ICW urged the State Audit (BPK) to execute law enforcement performance audits on treatment of corruption cases within the National Police, Attorney General's office and KPK during that period.


“KPK probe role of PKB chairman in Ministry corruption” Satu, Thursday, October 29, 2015

KPK expands their investigations on the role of former Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Muhaimin Iskandar, also Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB), in an alleged corruption that implicates the former Director of Transmigration Zone Development (P2KT) at the Ministry, Jamaluddien Malik. This case took place during Muhaimin's term as Minister.



The staggeringly long list of candidates voters were choosing between hangs outside a polling station in North Sumatra. Photo from Wikimedia Commons/ Davidelit.

While the vote was largely free and fair, there are issues that Indonesian authorities must address...
Dunia peradilan kembali dirundung awan gelap. Satu orang Hakim serta pihak swasta dan juga seorang...

Foto: The Jakarta Post

Corruption and economic inequality are like a vicious circle.


The zero tolerance echoed by the Government can only be said as lip service.