Austerity & Privatisation

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November 2014

Solidarity Net – November 21, 2014

Mochammad Arifin, Cikarang – A day after the government announced an increase in fuel (BBM) prices, on Tuesday November 18 around 200 workers held a long-march from Gate 10 in the Jababeka 2 area o

Merdeka.com – November 20, 2014

Andrian Salam Wiyono – Actions opposing the recent fuel (BBM) price increase continue.

Kompas – November 19, 2014

While the government claims that the US$9 billion or so saved from the recent fuel (BBM) subsidy cuts will be allocated to much needed infrastructure, thereby compensating the poor who will bear th

Tribunnews.com – November 19, 2014

Jakarta – Students from several different organisations are continuing hold protest actions against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike.

Merdeka.com – November 19, 2014

Kresna – A protest action by students against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike at the intersection in front of the Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University (UIN) campus in the Central Java city of Y

Merdeka.com – November 19, 2014

Yan Muhardiansyah – A number of different student groups in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan continue to hold protest actions against the government’s recent increase in the price of f

Liputan 6 – November 18, 2014

Actions opposing the recent fuel price hike continue.

September 2014

Kompas – September 6, 2014

Amid mounting calls by big business, the IMF and the World Bank to redirect costly fuel (BBM) subsidies to ‘productive investment’ (read tax breaks and businesses subsidies), President Yudhoyono (l

July 2013

Kompas – July 10, 2013

Man: Best wishes in fulfilling the obligations of the holy fasting month