A petrol station employee fills up a motorcycle for a customer in Jakarta. File photo: Reuters
A petrol station employee fills up a motorcycle for a customer in Jakarta. File photo: Reuters
Indonesia

Indonesia’s Jokowi mulls limiting subsidised fuel and raising gas price, but despite his popularity, it won’t be easy

  • ‘Maintaining the energy subsidy is a heavy task. How long can we go on like this?’ the president said this week
  • While his approval ratings are high, experts say limiting subsidies or recipients of them will be difficult, with rich still accessing cheaper fuel

A petrol station employee fills up a motorcycle for a customer in Jakarta. File photo: Reuters
A petrol station employee fills up a motorcycle for a customer in Jakarta. File photo: Reuters
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