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Workers demand higher wages in Palembang

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, December 7 2012 | 08:10 am

PREMIUM Thousands of workers staged a rally in Palembang, South Sumatra, on Thursday, demanding that the provincial administration raise their monthly wages, as their current pay was far from enough to meet their daily needs.

The South Sumatra governor has issued a decree to raise the monthly wage to Rp 1.87 million (US$194.48) from Rp 1.35 million. However, the increase was considered to be too sm...