Parliament & Legislation

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December 2010

Kompas – December 30, 2010

Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) for the period 2009-2014 has been deliberating a packet of three political laws, namely Law Number 22/2007 on Election Organisers, Law Number 2/2008 on Political Parties and Law Number 10/2008 on the Election of Members of the DPR, DPD and DPRD.

November 2010

Kompas – November 6, 2010

Kid: Perhaps the people’s representatives would be smarter and perform better if their new building and comparative studies were here (Sidoarjo), in Wasior, in Mentawai or Merapi, yeah Dad!

October 2010

Kompas – October 27, 2010

Man: Are you evacuating too Mr?

Legislator: A comparative study!

Kompas – October 11, 2010

Jakarta – The mechanism of checks and balances that should be carried out by the House of Representatives (DPR) over the government is progressively disappearing.

September 2010

Kompas – September 1, 2010

Refugee: Wow the new building design... it’s to house us right Mr?

Kompas – September 1, 2010

From an opinion piece in the Jakarta daily Kompas titled ‘The House of Representatives and Eradicating Corruption’.

August 2010

Kompas – August 7, 2010

Kid: So what’s crooked, you or the building?

Legislator: The camera.

July 2010

Kompas – July 13, 2010

Kid: So where’s your commitment to the ideal of serving the people’s interests?

Lawmaker: In spite of not turning up for work, falling asleep during hearings, using my position to earn extra on the side, throwing bribes around... nevertheless I do represent the prosperity of the ordinary people...

Kompas – July 7, 2010

Man: Going sightseeing Mr?

Legislator: It’s a working visit don’t you know!

June 2010

Kompas – June 19, 2010

Kid: The Republic of Clowns League welcomes the world cup!