Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has dismissed Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Firli Bahuri and appointed an interim head of the antigraft body aft
Corruption & Abuse of Power
November 28, 2023
November 25, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has suspended Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chief Firli Bahuri, his aide said on Saturday, following an accusation of extortion in an
November 24, 2023
Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – The Enforcement Team of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a sting operation in East Kalimantan.
Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Chairman Firli Bahuri has been barred from traveling abroad after being named a suspect in an extortion case investigat
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November 23, 2023
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Chairman Firli Bahuri will soon be suspended after police named him a suspect for allegedly blackmailing a graft suspec
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – Seated on a bench at a badminton centre in Jakarta, two senior Indonesian officials are pictured in conversation.
Jakarta – The National Police this week named the chief of the country's anti-corruption agency, Firli Bahuri, as a suspect for alleged extortion or receiving kickbacks, another setback
M. Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – The police confiscated evidence in the form of foreign exchange in the case of alleged extortion of Syahrul Yasin Limpo by KPK chief Firli Bahuri.
Jakarta – The vice presidential candidate running under the number 2 electoral ticket, Mahfud MD, claims he often receives complaints from businesspeople over their difficulties investi
November 21, 2023
Ikmal Fauzan Hanif, Jakarta – At least 27 former corruption inmates have secured candidacy for House of Representatives members in the 2024 general elections, according to data released
November 20, 2023
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Firli Bahuri claimed that the extortion allegation against him was a ploy to weaken KPK's posit
November 18, 2023
Adil Al Hasan, Jakarta – Andalas Feri Amsari, an academician from the Andalas University stated that the constitutional requirement to impeach President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been fu
November 17, 2023
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) announced on Thursday the arrest of Puji Triasmoro, the head of a district prosecutor's office in Bondowoso, East J
November 16, 2023
Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – Achsanul Qosasi, one of the nine members of the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK), returned to the Attorney General's Office $2 million in cash he allegedly had accep
Ilham Oktafian & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Firli Bahuri, head of the powerful Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), spent around four hours at the interrogation room of the Nati
November 14, 2023
Jakarta – After several reviews between 2020 and June this year Indonesia was admitted late last month into membership of the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergov
November 13, 2023
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK announced that it had arrested Acting Regent of Sorong Yen Piet Mosso and four regional officials in a sti
November 9, 2023
Jakarta – The Jakarta Corruption Court sentenced former communications and information minister Johnny G.
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) confirmed on Thursday that Edward Omar Sharif Hiariej, who serves as a deputy to the justice minister, is facing co
November 8, 2023
Jakarta – Former head of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), Air Marshal Henri Alfiandi, admitted to receiving money from companies participating in the agency's goods and
November 7, 2023
Nur Janti, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Firli Bahuri is facing a second round of police questioning as investigators say they have gathered more evidence r
November 6, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia has officially become a member of the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
November 3, 2023
Andrea Arshirena Hosana, Jakarta – Prosecutors on Friday detained a high-ranking state auditor who also owns a football club as a suspect in the ongoing corruption investigation involvi
November 2, 2023
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – The two-storey house in one of Jakarta's most upscale neighbourhoods, Senopati, appeared deserted when CNA visited recently.
October 26, 2023
Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Jaya Police raided the house of the chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Firli Bahuri in Jalan Kertanegara, South Jakarta, toda
October 25, 2023
Bella Evanglista, Jakarta – Prosecutors on Wednesday recommended a 15-year prison sentence for former Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny Plate in connection with alleged corr
October 24, 2023
October 19, 2023
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – The Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court on Thursday found former Papua Governor Lukas Enembe guilty of corruption and sentenced him to eight years in prison.
October 18, 2023
Arti Ekawati – Corruption continues to blight Indonesia as President Jokowi nears the end of his second term.
October 16, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The police are investigating Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) head Firli Bahuri over allegations of extorting Rp 1 billion (US$65,000) from Agricul
October 14, 2023
Rio Abadi, Jakarta – The National Democratic Party (Nasdem) issued a denial on Saturday in response to allegations made by a senior anti-graft official that it received billions of rupi
October 13, 2023
Muhammad Aulia, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) revealed on Friday that corruption suspect Syahrul Yasin Limpo may have transferred a substantial sum of ill-gotten
Jakarta – We do not usually need to write three separate editorials just to question the fitness of a single public official.
October 12, 2023
Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named former agriculture minister as a suspect in a graft case, its deputy chief said, becoming the sixth member of President J
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – Former Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo was arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday evening after he missed a scheduled inte
October 11, 2023
Theressia Silalahi, Jakarta – Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Dito Ariotedjo denied having accepted Rp 27 billion ($1.7 million) in bribes as he was presented as a witness in a graft
October 9, 2023
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Corruption allegations dealt a heavy blow to the NasDem Party for the second time, just over four months ahead of the presidential election.
Jakarta – The Supreme Court recently annulled two provisions in two General Elections Commission (KPU) regulations on eligibility requirements for legislative candidates for next year,
October 6, 2023
Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK officially detained the mayor of Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) for the period 2018-2023, Muhammad Lutfi, over all
Pudja Lestari, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has picked National Food Agency (Bapanas) Head Arief Prasetyo Adi as the acting agriculture minister after Syahrul Yasin Limpo, w
Celvin Sipahutar, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has formally requested the Immigration Office to impose a travel ban on former Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin
October 5, 2023
Mohammad Said, Jakarta – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo arrived at the State Palace on Thursday afternoon to tender his resignation letter to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo am
October 4, 2023
Nur Janti, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) confiscated on Monday US$345,700 in cash allegedly connected to a corruption case pertaining to the construction of the Jakarta-
October 2, 2023
Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – Indonesia's former president Soeharto is included listed among the world's most corrupt state leaders of all time.
September 29, 2023
Helmut Timothy & Ilham Oktavian, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) seized a substantial amount of foreign currency banknotes, valued at "tens of billions of rupi
Ihsan Reliubun, Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) continued its investigation into the alleged corruption case at the Ministry of Agriculture inv
September 28, 2023
Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – Stefanus Roy Rening, the lawyer of Papua's inactive Governor Lukas Enembe, underwent an arraignment trial at the Jakarta Corruption Court on Wednesday, Sep