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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Opposition to Indonesian President-elect Widodo's plan to raise fuel prices

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jakarta President-elect wants to fast-track a cut in subsidies, which cost the government US$20b year, but his political support may be lacking Widodo's fuel-hike plan faces opposition A plan by Indonesia's next leader to hike fuel prices this year faces opposition within his coalition, party officials said, stirring concern whether he will have ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian workers stage nationwide strike over pay

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 01:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... growing in recent months for a hike in the minimum wage as the cost of living skyrockets due to high inflation. Unions estimate almost three million workers will take part in the action, although ... got hefty hikes. Iqbal said the KSPI was calling for the minimum wage in Jakarta to be raised to 3.7 million rupiah. Workers are piling pressure on local governments as they prepare to decide ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's middle class hard hit by rising fuel costs

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JEFFREY HUTTON

    ... of the price hike that resulted from the government's decision in June to raise the subsidized price of fuel by 44 per cent. Normally her prices have a built-in 4,000 rupiah profit margin. Now ... Bambang Yudhoyono had to abandon an attempt to cut it in March 2012 when members of his governing coalition balked. The price hikes seem more acute in the city than in rural areas. Some households ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Tunnel collapse traps workers at Indonesian mine

    Posted May 14th 2013, 05:35pm by Associated Press in Timika

    ... demanding higher pay. The four-month strike ended after the company agreed to a 37 per cent wage hike and improved benefits. The restive province holds some of the world’s largest gold and copper ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Four dead, 23 still trapped after Indonesia mine collapse

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... and badly hit production. It was only ended when the firm agreed to a huge pay hike. The industrial action sparked a wave of deadly clashes between police and gunmen around the mine, with at least ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    New strike hits Freeport’s Indonesian mine

    Posted May 01st 2013, 02:25pm by AFP

    ... in 2011 and only ended once the firm agreed to a huge pay hike. Workers from contractors Jasti Pravita, Osato Seike and Srikandi Mitra Karya, were involved in the latest action, according ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesians up in arms over fuel price rise plan

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Protests erupt across the archipelago as lawmakers prepare to vote on a budget that will raise fuel prices by up to 33 per cent Parliament attacked in anger at fuel hike Thousands of protesters rallied across Indonesia yesterday against government plans to raise the price of fuel, with police in Jakarta firing tear gas to stop hundreds storming ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Nike investigates Indonesian suppliers over wage abuse

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 04:43pm

    ... to factories deemed unable to afford the hikes. Jim Keady, head of the US-based NGO Education for Justice (EFJ), has said at least six Indonesian suppliers had applied for exemptions. After the EFJ ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Clashes hit Indonesian factory used by Adidas

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 06:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta More than 1,300 people clashed with security guards at an Indonesian shoe factory which supplies sportswear giants Adidas and Mizuno, police said on Thursday, a few months after they were sacked for striking over better pay. The workers were laid off in July after walking out over demands for back pay following a hike in the minimum wage ...



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