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
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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!
Man: Are you evacuating too Mr?
Legislator: A comparative study!
Jakarta – The mechanism of checks and balances that should be carried out by the House of Representatives (DPR) over the government is progressively disappearing.
Refugee: Wow the new building design... it’s to house us right Mr?
From an opinion piece in the Jakarta daily Kompas titled ‘The House of Representatives and Eradicating Corruption’.
Kid: So what’s crooked, you or the building?
Legislator: The camera.