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Comment: For Indonesia's anti-graft agency, death may come from a thousand paper cuts

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 01 Jun 2021 00:37
  • 01 Jun 2021 04:53
In Jakarta today, almost 1,300 employees of Indonesia’s anticorruption agency are being inaugurated as official members of the civil service. But some of the agency’s most senior investigators and officials won’t be part of them, after failing to pass a highly controversial exam that supposedly tests their nationalism or loyalty to

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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