Juke Carolina · May, 2009

Latest posts by Juke Carolina from May, 2009

Indonesia: Jailed For Complaining

  31 May 2009

The case of Prita Mulyasari, a mother of two, is currently the hot topic among Indonesian bloggers. Prita shared her experience of being maltreated by a private hospital on a mailing-list. The hospital took legal action against her. The online complaint may result into six years jail term and maximum fine of 1 billion Rupiah (nearly US$ 98,000).

Indonesia: Central Bank Chief, the next VP?

  14 May 2009

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is set to announce the Central Bank chief Boediono as his running mate in a couple of days. Indonesians are divided over the candidacy of Boediono. Some cheered at the decision, but the president's decision is unpopular among some parties.

Indonesia: Battle over Intellectual Property Rights

  9 May 2009

Recently the US Trade Representative placed Indonesia in a Priority Watch List of countries where Intellectual Property Rights violations are rampant. The slipping of Indonesia's status from Watch List to Priority Black List is considered a slap on the face by Indonesian officials. Indonesia bloggers react on the issue.

Indonesia: Graft Buster Chief Nabbed For Murder

  5 May 2009

Antasari Azhar, Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission chief, was arrested for masterminding a murder of Nasrudin Zulkarnaen, a pharmaceutical boss. Many Indonesian bloggers believe that Antasari is being framed