What accounts for Indonesia's rash of big corruption cases? One explanation is that modern election campaigns are costing more than candidates or parties can afford. So they're tapping big and often illegal contributions from local and foreign businesses.
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By Richard L. Cassin | Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:08AM
By Richard L. Cassin | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 6:08AM
The head of Indonesia’s ruling Democratic Party quit this week after he was named as a graft suspect by the country's independent anti-corruption agency.
By Mark Friedman | Monday, January 14, 2013 at 3:12AM
In Indonesia, even a former beauty queen is corrupt.