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New customs chief vows to tackle smuggling and graft

  • Esther Samboh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, May 9 2011 | 08:00 am
New customs chief vows to tackle smuggling and graft

PREMIUM The customs and excise office, notorious as one of the most corrupt government institutions, is looking to turn a new leaf under the tenure of its new chief.

Several weeks ago, Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo appointed Agung Kuswandono — hailed as one of key corruption eradication figures — the new customs and excise director general.

Critics, however, still question if the 44...