Kid: Wait! The next episode of the political comedy drama!
Parliament & Legislation
Barely a month after the public furor over his appearance at a press conference with Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in which he was spotted wearing a US$14,000 Swiss watch, House of Representatives (DPR) deputy speaker and Golkar politician Setya Novanto is once again having to defend himself after pictures of an XJL Jaguar (which
Kid: Dad can I have more travel allowance money?
Man: Why don’t you just ask Mr Donald Trump...
Kid: So many trillions of rupiah to construct a building... for the sake of the people or for the sake of... projects Mr?
Man: For the sake of the people fool! I’m also the people.
After failing to obtain state funding for the down payment on their private cars, members of the House of Representatives are pushing the government to include 20 billion rupiah (US$1.5 million) in ‘aspiration funds’ in next year’s state budget – essentially a pork-barrel fund that will be distributed among all 560 representatives and used for a