The Jakarta Post
These are some of the developments we're following today:
- This morning, hundreds of workers at the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) went on strike, bringing cargo handling operations to a complete stop. If it continues, the strike will reportedly cause a loss of Rp 200 billion per week.
- The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and the Gerindra Party are now engaged in a fight following a statement made by Gerindra Deputy Chairman Arif Poyuono who likened the PDI-P to the disbanded Indonesian Communist Party (PKI). The PDI-P is mulling over filing a lawsuit.
- In Manila, foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and several major powers are holding talks on a number of issues, but will likely focus more on North Korea. Earlier, on the eve of the meeting, Philippine President Rodrigue Duterte called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "maniac."
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- Government to spend Rp 404t on infrastructure projects in 2018
- South Sulawesi mayor-elect faces police questioning in Jakarta
- Singapore gets a taste of commuting chaos as trains fail
- Sri Mulyani claims tax revenue target realistic
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