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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's religion minister accused of corruption over pilgrimage funds

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:30pm by Reuters

    ... watchdog. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) slapped a six-month travel ban on Ali while it investigates allegations he was involved in embezzling state funds allocated for the haj ... in a major corruption case last year. Ex-general Prabowo is running against the popular Jakarta governor, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, in the July 9 election. Recent opinion polls show Jokowi is around 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518704/indonesias-religion-minister-accused-corruption-over-pilgrimage-funds
  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor, Ahok, a break with the past

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew The rise of man known as Ahok challenges Indonesian prejudices against ethnic Chinese, and the entrenched corruption in the capital Jakarta's new governor breakwith the past ... presidential elections were held. Despite the high voter turnout in every democratic election that has been held since 1999, the rise of democracy failed to uproot the country's corrupt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559899/jakartas-first-ethnic-chinese-governor-ahok-break-past
  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian judge jailed for life over US$5m election bribes

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... anti-corruption court. "His actions have resulted in the collapse of the authority of the constitutional court." Mochtar, 53, described the sentence as unfair and said he would appeal. He was caught red-handed in October in a sting by anti-corruption investigators as he was about to accept three billion rupiah (HK$1.9 million) in bribes from a businessman and a lawmaker, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544467/indonesian-judge-jailed-life-over-us5m-election-bribes
  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia to declare winner in presidential race

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AP

    ... weeks to rule on any complaints before deciding who won. However, some experts worry that Indonesia's endemic corruption could affect that decision. Last month, the court's chief ... are running high. Widodo, a former furniture maker, is widely seen as untainted by the often-corrupt military and business elite that have run Indonesia for decades. Subianto, late dictator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556887/indonesia-declare-winner-presidential-race
  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian strongman Prabowo Subianto promises 'dignity'

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jakarta Despite question marks over some of his party affiliations, former military strongman makes promise to stamp out corruption in government Prabowo vows to keep it clean Jabbing his finger repeatedly in the air, presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto shouted to supporters in a packed Jakarta stadium that the corrupt had no place in Indonesia. "You who disgrace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548170/indonesian-strongman-prabowo-subianto-promises-dignity
  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian police in showdown with graft investigators

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Graft investigators go head-to-head with publicly derided force in case that could see the first prosecution of a top-ranking officer Police in corruption showdown Indonesia's corruption watchdog is taking on the notoriously graft-ridden police in a landmark confrontation, with neither law enforcement agency prepared to back down. The case, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1025802/indonesian-police-showdown-graft-investigators
  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo, figure from Indonesia's past seeking to 'turn back the clock' on democracy

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by Bloomberg, AFP, AP

    ... about his desire to roll back democratisation and reinstate the supremacy of the president. After a decade of stagnation and widespread corruption, voters in the world's largest ... a commodities boom for the resource-rich country. While mining magnates piled up wealth, a failure to build roads and ports or curb bureaucratic corruption stifled development. Prabowo has capitalised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552860/prabowo-figure-indonesias-past-seeking-turn-back-clock-democracy
  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia works to clean up its corrupt forestry sector

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berau The government is trying to stop illegal logging and fix the mismanaged industry Indonesia's forestry sector still corrupt Deep in the forests of Borneo ... of an arduous auditing process, one of many government attempts to clamp down on illegal logging and clean up one of the country's most corrupt and mismanaged sectors as Western countries demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1396085/indonesia-works-clean-its-corrupt-forestry-sector
  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian vice-president quizzed in corruption case

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... and renewed attention on it comes as his beleaguered party seeks to claw back popularity ahead of elections next year following a string of corruption scandals. Boediono was central bank governor ... as a witness. The vice-president, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said late on Saturday that he was questioned by investigators from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) for 10 hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1364484/indonesian-vice-president-quizzed-corruption-case
  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Corruption in Indonesia fuelled by cheating culture at schools, critics say

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Corruption Watch, which uncovered the case after receiving complaints. It is just one of many examples of cheating at the country's annual school exams, a trend critics say is teaching young people that graft is acceptable in a nation already desperately battling corruption. Students are finding inventive ways of beating the system, from buying answer books for a small fee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1250806/corruption-indonesia-fuelled-cheating-culture-schools-critics-say

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