Known as Forbes Magazine : Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen (2011), Karen agustiawan also have a darker side. Astronomical number of salary in Pertamina did not stop her to reject corruption scheme. To enrich themselves, the lowlife of Indonesian elites abuse the position and power that they get to get filthy rich quickly. Corrupted practice in Indonesia knows no boundaries of background. Somehow, a new case unfold every now and then.
A British man was declared bankrupt after his wife, who is an Indonesian citizen, spent money of 3.5 million pounds sterling or equivalent to Rp 67.7 billion at the gambling table. This Chinese Indonesian woman uses her husband to be in debt in order to fulfill his journey. Even he, who works for a law firm, also gives his father and brother in law a gambling cash.
An Indonesian court on Monday sentenced a Balinese man to 15 years in prison for robbing and murdering an elderly Japanese couple last year on the tourist island of Bali.
The defendant, Putu Astawa, was arrested Sept 14, two weeks after the discovery of the burned bodies of 73-year-old Hiroko Matsuba and her 76-year-old husband, Norio Matsuba, by their adopted son in their rented house in southern Kuta where the couple had lived for two years.
What will you do if your business vicinity were sealed by the government?. The rich and powerful auto dealers gangster in Surabaya, a city on eastern coast of Java, Royce Muljanto (RM) terrorise the government officials neighborhood by shooting out a rapid machine gun after his dealership were sealed the day before.
Aceh is the only province in Muslim-majority Indonesia to practise Shariah law. In the past, they have made international headlines for caning two men for having gay sex.
Associated Press correspondent reported Syukri M Yusuf, the head of Aceh’s Shariah law and human rights office, as saying: “Beheading is more in line with Islamic law and will cause a deterrent effect. A strict punishment is made to save human beings.”
Indonesia hands over 1MDB-linked luxury yacht to FBI: police Indonesian officials prepare to board the luxury yacht ‘Equanimity’, reportedly worth some 250 million USD and owned by Jho Low, a former unofficial adviser to the Malaysian fund 1MDB, at Benoa Bay in Bali on February 28, 2018. A luxury yacht sought by US authorities was seized February 28 off the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, officials said, with the vessel reportedly linked to a corruption scandal at Malaysia’s state investment fund.