Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

Friday, 7 Zulqaidah 1439 / 20 July 2018

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KPU believes Supreme Court to abort PKPU lawsuit

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 20:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- General Election Commission (KPU) felt optimistic that Supreme Court will abort lawsuit related to the commission regulation (PKPU) No. 20/2018 which contains ban to former corruption...

Suryadharma Ali satisfied with JK’s testimony

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 13:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) testified as witness in Judicial Review hearing for defendant of the implementation of hajj graft case Suryadharma Ali. In the hearing,...

KPK to provide corruptor list for KPU

Friday, 06 Jul 2018 03:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) welcomed General Election Commission (KPU) regulation (PKPU) No. 20/2018 which contains ban to former corruption convicts to contest in legislative elections. The...

Jokowi postpones deadline for draft criminal code approval

Thursday, 05 Jul 2018 01:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has instructed the approval of the draft law on criminal code (RKUHP) to be postponed. Earlier, the deadline was previously set on...

Ex-graft prisoners can't run in legislative elections

Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018 15:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ministry of Law and Human Rights finally promulgated General Election Commission (KPU) regulation (PKPU) No. 20/2018 which contains ban to former corruption convicts to contest in...

Mahfud MD calls for orderly implementation of elections

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 06:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Constitutional law expert Mahfud MD, who is also the former Constitutional Court chairman, called for the orderly implementation of the simultaneous regional head elections (pilkada) across...

Government to not reduce KPK authority

Thursday, 07 Jun 2018 16:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Cabinet Secretary Anung Pramono said government will not reduce Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) authority in carrying out its duties. His statement came related to pro and...

KPK questions former Air Force chief as witness

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2018 18:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has again questioned the former Air Force chief, retired Marshal Agus Supriatna, as a witness in an alleged corruption case over...

KPK questions Jokowi's position on draft law on KUHP

Thursday, 31 May 2018 20:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questions the position of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) concerning the draft law on the Criminal Code (KUHP), which would weaken the...

Jokowi: Ex-graft prisoners have right to contest in election

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 03:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said former corruption convicts still have their rights to be elected members of legislative body. The Constitution gives them that right, the...

Should we give former graft convicts chance to be lawmakers?

Monday, 28 May 2018 20:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The House of Representatives Speaker, Bambang Soesatyo, has questioned the General Elections Commission (KPU)'s insistence on banning former convicted of corruption from nominating themselves to be...

Four Air Force officers fail to meet KPK summons

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 09:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Four Air Force officers failed to meet a summons from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Monday. They were scheduled to undergo questioning as witnesses in...

KPK arrests a lawmaker charged with accepting bribe

Saturday, 05 May 2018 08:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has arrested a lawmaker caught red handed in the act of allegedly accepting bribe. The lawmaker was arrested on Friday night...

Anti-graft body detains Mojokerto district head

Monday, 30 Apr 2018 19:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has detained the Mojokerto district head after questioning him as a suspect in an alleged graft case, Monday. The district head,...

KPK confiscates Hulu Sungai Tengah head's vehicles

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 20:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A total of 16 luxury cars and motorcycles seized from the Head of Hulu Sungai Tengah (HST) District Abdul Latif (AL) were brought to Jakarta. The...

KPK appoints Ngada regent as suspect

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 15:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) appointed Ngada Regent, Marianus Sae as the suspect of bribery case related to procurement project of goods and services in Government of Ngada...

Inactive Kukar Regent denies helicopter ownership

Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 16:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The inactive Kutai Kartanegara (Kukar) regent Rita Widyasari denied ownership of a helicopter, related to alleged money laundering case, which currently is being investigated by Corruption Eradication...

KPK continues investigation of Rita Widyasari graft-case

Friday, 26 Jan 2018 11:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) continues to deepen investigation of bribery case and gratification of inactive Kutai Kartanegara regent, Rita Widyasari. At least there were 95 witnesses...

KPK names 4 suspects in hospital graft case

Saturday, 06 Jan 2018 03:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named four suspects in an alleged graft case related to the construction of a regional general hospital (RSUD) in the...

Novanto is not the main perpetrator: Lawyer

Friday, 05 Jan 2018 05:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Lawyer Maqdir Ismail asserted that his client, Setya Novanto is not the main perpetrator in e-ID card procurement corruption case that caused the state lose up to...

Corruption Court reject Setya Novanto's objection plea

Friday, 05 Jan 2018 03:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The panel of judges rejected objection plea of Setya Novanto. Presiding judge Yanto said, the examination of the defendant in the e-ID card procurement graft case can...

KPK says Setnov is first defendant in political 'cluster'

Friday, 15 Dec 2017 15:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to present more detailed evidences of Setya Novanto's involvement in e-ID card procurement graft case. KPK said Novanto is the first defendant in...

Andi Narogong apologizes for halting e-ID card program

Friday, 15 Dec 2017 13:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Defendant Andi Agustinus aka Andi Narogong apologized to all Indonesian people as he had caused failure in realization of single identity number program due to corruption in...

Attorney says Setya Novanto not pretending to be sick

Friday, 15 Dec 2017 00:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Setya Novanto's lawyer Nana Suryana denied his client was pretending to be sick during inaugural session of e-ID card procurement corruption case in Corruption Court. Nevertheless, team...

Judge Kusno drops Setya Novanto pretrial motion

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 18:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The sole judge Kusno at South Jakarta Dictrict Court has decided to drop Setya Novanto pretrial motion that challanged Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) for naming him...

Novanto remains silent, judges suspend hearing three times

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 20:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The inaugural session of e-ID card procurement graft case for defendant Setya Novanto was suspended three times.  The judge suspended the hearing as Novanto asked for toilet break....

Lawyer expects Setnov pretrial motion continued completely

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 14:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The non-active House of Representatives speaker Setya Novanto (Setnov)'s lawyer, Firman Wijaya expected pretrial motion filed by his client could be continued completely.  He said that even though...

KPK to question four Jambi councilors

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 05:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will question four members of the Jambi Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) in connection with an alleged bribe for endorsement of Jambi's...

KPK examines Setya Novanto, Made Oka Masagung

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 21:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ahead of inaugural session of Setya Novanto's graft-case hearing, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) tried to collect more facts by examining the non-active House of Representatives speaker on...

Deregulation is key to prevent corruption: President Jokowi

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated here on Monday that deregulation is key to prevent corruption. "Deregulation has played an important role in halting grafts. Although some regulations...

KPK hopes Setya Novanto fit to stand trial

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 15:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Setya Novanto will face inaugural session at Corruption Court on December 13. The anti-graft institution hoped that...

Otto, Fredrich step down as legal advisor of Setya Novanto

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 17:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Lawyer Otto Hasibuan decided to step down as legal advisor of suspect on e-ID card procurement graft case, Setya Novanto.  After defending Novanto for less than three...

KPK hands over Setnov's case file to court

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017 17:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) finally handed over e-ID card graft case file to Corruption Court at Central Jakarta District Court on Wednesday (December 6). It was done a...

Court to begin pretrial of Setya Novanto's case

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 04:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The South Jakarta district court is scheduled to begin the pretrial session of House Speaker Setya Novanto as suspect in a corruption case on Thursday. The pretrial...

KPK must use Money Laundering Act against Setnov: Samad

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 22:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Former chairman of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Abraham Samad asked the anti-corruption agency to implement the Money Laundering Criminal Act (TPPU) against suspect of e-ID graft case,...

Setnov's pretrial result not to improve Golkar's image

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 21:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Executive director of Parameter Politics Indonesia, Adi Prayitno assessed that the pretrial result filed by Setya Novanto will not bring good impression to Golkar party's image.  The bad...

IPW challenges KPK to solve RJ Lino's corruption case

Friday, 24 Nov 2017 21:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia Police Watch (IPW) challenged the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to complete corruption case for suspect former President Director of Pelindo II, RJ Lino.  IPW assessed the case...

Ade Komarudin to help KPK resolve e-ID card graft case

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 18:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- House of Representatives' former speaker, Ade Komarudin came to Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to meet the the summons to be questioned as witness for suspect Setya Novanto...

KPK continues to explore Setnov's role on e-ID graft case

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 17:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) continued to explore the role of the House of Representatives speaker, Setya Novanto (Setnov) in the corruption case of e-ID procurement that cost...

House speaker put into detention house

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 15:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's House Speaker Setya Novanto was taken into the detention house of anti-graft agency KPK Sunday night. He arrived at the KPK building at around 23.35 hours from...