An election sticker with the image of new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is seen on a motorcycle gas tank as it is filled with subsidised fuel at a state-owned Pertamina petrol station in Jakarta October 31, 2014. Indonesia's new government will make changes to its costly gasoline and diesel subsidies before the end of the year, the country's chief economics minister said on Thursday. An advisor to Widodo, who was sworn in on Oct. 20, told Reuters earlier this month that a fuel price hike of 3,000 rupiah was planned by the new government, possibly as early as Nov. 1. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside (INDONESIA - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY BUSINESS) - RTR4C9YL
An election sticker with the image of Indonesian President Joko Widodo on a motorcycle gas tank as it is filled with subsidized fuel at a state-owned Pertamina petrol station in Jakarta in a file photo. Photo: Agencies
JAKARTA – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to skip the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) for the eighth time, but on this occasion, he may have a valid reason for doing so after being forced to go ahead with a politically-sensitive fuel price hike. Moreover, Widodo is also clearly worried about the upcoming G20 […]