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Government to maximize village funds to reduce poverty

  • Rachmadea Aisyah and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, January 4 2018 | 01:31 am

PREMIUM The government seeks to maximize village funds to help reduce poverty this year as the latest poverty figure is below expectations.

The poor population declined by 1.18 million people to 25.58 million people in September from the corresponding month in 2016, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The figure also dropped by 1.19 million people from data relea...