Indonesia House Speaker’s Resignation L…

The speaker of Indonesia’s House of Representatives, Setya Novanto, may have resigned but the questions raised over allegations of a spectacular bribery attempt involving US mining giant Freeport McMoRan have hardly been answered. Setya abruptly stepped down on Wednesday, Dec. 16, just as a House ethics committee was poised to hand down a guilty verdict against him. The seemingly well-orchestrated resignation led to the panel abandoning its probe and not reading the verdict.

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