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Single time zone may begin in late October

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, May 26 2012 | 09:30 am

PREMIUM A government committee is proposing that Indonesia launch a single time zone for the entire nation — from Sabang to Merauke — on Sunday, Oct. 28.

“We can start the policy at midnight,” Edib Muslim, the spokesman for the Committee for the Expansion and Acceleration of Indonesian Economic Growth (KP3EI) said in Jakarta on Friday.

The date, which must be approved by the central...