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Tourist fee uproar breaks the calm of Borobudur

JAKARTA – As foreign tourists start trickling back to Indonesia, Maritime Coordinating Minister Luhut Panjaitan has created a furor by announcing plans to charge domestic tourists 750,000 rupiah (US$52) to explore Central Java’s iconic Borobudur temple complex. That’s a whopping increase over the current 50,000 rupiah and about half of the new $100 fee imposed […]