Thursday, 14 May 2020. Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) strongly reminded and required all civil servants and state officials to refuse any gifts or gratuities that are given in connection with her or his position or run counter to her or his duties or obligations. Receiving gratuities because of one’s position or authority may be subject to prosecution. This is based on Law Number 20 of 2001 in conjunction with Law Number 31 of 1999 on Eradication of the Criminal Act of Corruption.

Jakarta, 11 May 2020. On 8th May 2020, Former President Director of PT. Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar and the Beneficial Owner of Connaught International Pte. Ltd, Soetikno Soedarjo, were convicted for corruption and money laundry allegations. Emirsyah Satar was sentenced to 8 years in prison and fined Rp1 billion. In addition, the judge also sentenced Emirsyah to pay restitution of SGD2,117,315.27. Whereas Soetikno Soedarjo was sentenced to 6 years in prison and fined Rp1 billion.