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Govt faces pressure to ensure safety of Indonesians

  • Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, August 14 2019   /  12:04 am
Uncertainty: Passengers wait for information regarding their flights at Hong Kong International Airport during a demonstration in the city on Tuesday. Dozens of Indonesians were among those trying to leave the city through the airport.(Reuters/Thomas Peter)(Reuters/Thomas Peter)

Uncertainty: Passengers wait for information regarding their flights at Hong Kong International Airport during a demonstration in the city on Tuesday. Dozens of Indonesians were among those trying to leave the city through the airport.(Reuters/Thomas Peter)The Indonesian government is facing increased pressure to prepare a contingency plan for its citizens and their businesses in Hong Kong, as the Chinese city grapples with the latest wave of demonstrations to have paralyzed operations at one of the world’s busiest airports.As many as 75 Indonesians were left stranded along with thousands of other passengers on Monday after local authorities canceled all remaining flights from Hong Kong’s international airport, which was completely inundated and occupied by prodemocracy protesters.Hundreds more flights were canceled or suspended on Tuesday as protesters staged a second day of hugely ...