The Jakarta Post
The House of Representatives approved the government's proposed fuel-price hike as it endorsed the draft bill of the 2013 revised state budget in a plenary session in Jakarta on Monday.
Under the revised state budget, the price of fuel will increase by 33 percent to Rp 6,500 ( 66 US cents ) per liter.
During the session, 338 legislators voted in favor of the bill, while 181 lawmakers rejected it.
Five factions ' the Democratic Party, the Golkar Party, the National Mandate Party ( PAN ), the National Awakening Party ( PKB ) and the United Development Party ( PPP ) ' supported the passing of the law.
Meanwhile, four factions -- the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle ( PDI-P ), the People's Conscience Party ( Hanura ), the Great Indonesia Movement ( Gerindra ) Party and the Prosperous Justice Party ( PKS ) ' opposed the revised budget.