Dahlan Legal Team Optimistic with Pretrial Lawsuit

TEMPO.CO, Surabaya – The lawyer team for a graft suspect in a case related to the development of electrical relay stations for state-owned electricity firm PLN, Dahlan Iskan, expressed optimism they would win the pretrial lawsuit against the East Java Prosecutor’s…

Election Bill Special Committee to Hold First Meeting

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Special Committee (Pansus) for the draft bill on general elections has canceled its first meeting that was scheduled on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Riza Patria, Pansus member from the Great Indonesia Movement Party Faction, said that the first…

Indonesia Could be Affected by US Tax Amnesty Program

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Thomas Lembong viewed that the United States plan to roll out a tax amnesty program is likely to be realized due to a huge amount of funds parked by US-based companies outside the…

Gov`t Has Only Collected Rp41tn in Repatriated Funds So Far

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Finance Ministry’s Directorate General of Tax official Hestu Yoga Saksama said that as of October taxpayers have expressed their commitment to repatriate Rp143 trillion. However, only less than one-third of the figure has been realized. “The amount of…

Beware of the New Modus of World Terrorist Group

By: Julius Oksy PH *) REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Today, terrorism has become a hot issue among the government elites all over the world. Terrorism can happen anywhere, anytime, and towards anyone. Almost all cases of terrorism that occurred in various parts of the…

Give Sense of Justice for All In Ahok Blasphemy Case

Dudy Novriansyah Sindonews – JAKARTA – The emergence of Amnesty International’s insistence that determination of suspect status to in active Jakarta Governor, Basuki T Purnama (Ahok) revoked is deemed inappropriate and not in accordance with law enforcement in Indonesia. “Indonesia…

Groups Resisting Ahok-Djarot Organized

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The action of resisting or blocking the campaign activities of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and Djarot Saiful Hidayat (Ahok-Djarot) has started to be revealed. The action was suspected of being organized and conducted by the same group. “We have…

Despite suspect status, Ahok remains front-runner

Moses Ompusunggu and Callistasia Anggun Wijaya The Jakarta Post – Jakarta. Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama will likely remain the front-runner in February’s gubernatorial election even after the National Police named him a blasphemy suspect on Wednesday, although pressure will…

New team set up to aid transportation projects

Farida Susanty The Jakarta Post – Jakarta. The Transportation Ministry means business with transportation-related infrastructure projects as it has set up a team to bring in investment for the projects. The team — which is led by the transportation minister and…

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