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Indonesia parliament speaker leaves post amid corruption scandal

Dec 16, 2015 - 10:08 PM

Novanto was under the limelight after the local arm of US mining giant Freeport made public a recording between Freeport Indonesia president director Maroef Sjamsuddin and Novanto who allegedly tried to extort shares from the company

NOVANTO OUT. The House Speaker has been found guilty of violating ethics. Photo by Antara

Scandal in Indonesia: Minister denies extortion claims, defends President

Dec 15, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Minister Luhut Panjaitan says there is no truth to claims that he asked House speaker Setya Novanto to negotiate shares for the President in exchange for the extension of US mining Freeport s contract in Indonesia

Menko Polhukam Luhut Panjaitan (tengah) usai memberikan kesaksian pada sidang etik Mahkamah Kehormatan Dewan (MKD) di gedung Parlemen, Senayan, Jakarta, 14 Desember 2015. Foto oleh Agung Rajasa/Antara