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Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators arrested Upstream Oil and Gas regulatory special task force (SKK Migas) head Rudi Rubiandini at his house on Jl. Brawijaya, South Jakarta, on Tuesday night for allegedly accepting bribes totaling U$700,000 on two separate occasions from a foreign company.
More indications have emerged that point to a rogue military unit as the heavily armed group who infiltrated a police detention center in Yogyakarta last week and shot dead four detainees.
Brig. Gen. Boy Rafli Amar, a spokesman for the National Police, characterized the actions of the group of 17 masked gunmen as highly disciplined and professional.
Suspicion Mounts Toward Military Group in Sleman Prison Shooting | The Jakarta Globe
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Friday dismissed rumors that a coup d’etat would topple his government later this month, at the tail end of a week that saw at least eight military generals meet with the chief of state.
The president had rounded up seven former generals of the Indonesian military (TNI) on Thursday, after an intelligence report suggested a coup might take place on March 25, a year before the 2014 legislative elections.
SBY Rejects Rumor of Brewing Coup d’Etat | The Jakarta Globe
ndonesia may restrict subsidized fuel use by private vehicles in major cities but will only raise fuel prices as a last resort, the government said on Thursday, as Southeast Asia’s largest economy struggles to contain ballooning fuel spending.
Indonesia Keeps Politically Sensitive Fuel Subsidies, May Limit Use | The Jakarta Globe