The speaker of Indonesia's parliament , Setya Novanto, leaves an ethics panel hearing in Jakarta, Indonesia

The speaker of Indonesia’s parliament , Setya Novanto, leaves an ethics panel hearing in Jakarta, Indonesia

The speaker of Indonesia's parliament, Setya Novanto, leaves an ethics panel hearing in Jakarta, Indonesia in this December 7, 2015 file photo. Indonesia's house speaker resigned on Wednesday in a letter to a parliamentary council charged with determining whether he had committed ethical violations in a meeting with executives from Freeport McMoran Inc's local unit. House Speaker Novanto has been at the centre of a probe into allegations he used President Joko Widodo's name in an effort to extort shares worth $1.8 billion in Freeport Indonesia. Picture taken December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Garry Lotulung TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1YYFU

March 13, 2017 3:56 PM (UTC+8)