The Indonesian Update — Volume XI, No.3 – March 2017 (English Version)

The-Indonesian-Update-—-Volume-XI,-No.3---March-2017-(English-Version)The initial court session of the case of alleged corruption in the procurement of electronic Identity Card (e-ID) in the period of 2011 to 2012 was held in the Corruption Court at the Central Jakarta District Court.
Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Agus Rahardjo said that he expected no political shocks as a result of the alleged corruption case in the procurement of e-ID cards. The corruption case that cost the state Rp 2.3 trillion allegedly involved big names.
The main report in the March 2017 edition of the Indonesian Update is “Seeing the E-ID Card Case as Political Corruption in Indonesia”. On legal issues, it discusses “Facing the Decisive Freeport”. On social affairs, it talks about “Water: Problems and Corrective Policies”.
The regular publication of the Indonesian Update with its actual themes is expected to help policy makers in government and business environment — as well as academics, think tanks, and other elements of civil society, both within and outside the country, to get the actual information and contextual analysis of economic, legal, political, cultural and social developments in Indonesia, as well as to understand the public policy in Indonesia.