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A better deal for those in public office

  • Berly Martawardaya

Jakarta | Mon, June 8 2009 | 10:01 am

PREMIUM Finally Indonesia is seeing an open debate on businessmen and family business in politics. During the New Order period, the public turned a blind eye to public officials and their family businesses, since business was considered an acceptable means to compensate their low official salaries. Favoritism was sometimes so blatant that in one case the IMF had to include a special clause in its ...