Suharto Regime Analysis

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The fall of Suharto Regime National Resistance and Revolt Febryan Rivaldo Cliff Pelleng IRE2/2014 The fall of Suharto Regime: ABSRACT Three decades of authoritarian in rule in Indonesia came to sudden end in 1998. The real cause of Suharto’s fall from the Indonesian presidency remains a mystery. But there are so many reasons that really took a big impact on the smiling general regime. The economic crisis in Asia particularly in Indonesia had shaken the nations into its core. Corruptions, collusion, and nepotism under Suharto regime was widely become a nature in government environment. It could be also the reason that triggers the national revolution and resistance that wanted some changes in Indonesia. The students resistance maybe…show more content…
At all levels Corruption, Collusion, and Nepotism (KKN) and all of the irregular and forbidden business deals become the new norm in Indonesia during the thirty-two years regime of Suharto . Foreign investor and any domestic investors wishing tax breaks and participation in duty draw back facilities had to acquire a series of license starting with the Investment Coordination Board. The six’s children of Suharto and the other relatives and some of the business comrades were granted state monopolies over commodity sales, exclusive supply contracts and of course a special tax break. One of them was Siti Haryadiyanti Hastuti, the oldest of Suharto children, or being well known as Mbak Tutut. As her father’s power grew throughout the new order, so did her business empire and fortune, Tutut, who was studied at university entered business in 1983 during the second decade of her father’s rule. She rapidly and aggressively expanded her trading company, Citra Lamtoro Gung Parsada into massive and widely diversified conglomerate, known as the Citra group. With interest in telecommunications, broadcasting, pulp and paper, oil pipelines, toll roads, and luxury shopping complex. As the 1990s dawned, Tutut appeared frequently and predominantly at state and the other functions, and prompting the speculation among the public’s of her potential role in the future. Her involvement in the state projects and policies is one of the major corruption, collusion and nepotism in the new
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