Lobster scam exposes underbelly rot in Indonesia

JAKARTA – The arrest and subsequent resignation of Maritime Affairs Minister Edhy Prabowo on corruption charges over the export of lobster seed to Vietnam has raised media speculation about a possible split between President Joko Widodo and Defense Minster Prabowo Subianto, Widodo’s former presidential rival. Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK) officers took the 47-year-old minister into custody […]