Aug 22, 2018 Last Updated 4:06 AM, Aug 20, 2018

Corruption

Token gestures

Token gestures
Despite recent government negotiations, Indonesian migrant workers in Malaysia remain disempowered
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Corrupting politics

Corrupting politics

Corruption continues to shape the political landscape in Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia’s richest district

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Purchasing power

Purchasing power

Weak rules and weak implementation meant that influence could still be bought in the 2009 elections

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No positive news

No positive news

People living with HIV face corruption and incompetence in the health system

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Prison cum hostel?

Prison cum hostel?

A political economy of drugs thrives inside one of Indonesia’s most notorious prisons

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A sibling rivalry

A sibling rivalry

Since their institutional separation, the relationship between the police and the military has been troubled

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Corruption Inc

Corruption Inc

Controlling local corruption is one thing; tackling the big guys in Jakarta is quite another

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Policy drift

Policy drift

Ten years after Suharto, the economy is not recovering fast enough

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Airport rats

On a visit to her home country, a disconcerting experience at Jakarta Airport leads Agustini Putranto to ask: 'Is this what Indonesia has become?'

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Courting corruption

Indonesians in search of justice can go no higher than the Supreme Court. But whistle blowers have exposed deep-seated corruption within. Worse, the main whistle blower is now threatened with the sack.

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Privatising social justice

As riots erupt across the country, Suharto is forcing rich companies to contribute to a private anti-poverty foundation. But, for DAVID BOURCHIER and IAN CHALMERS, the move smacks of personal greed.

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