Indonesia's fuel price hike: Lower-income workers pin their hopes on higher wages

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JAKARTA – The recent rise in fuel prices has been especially tough for Indonesian shoe factory workers Dimas Satrio Wibowo and Novi Dirgantini.

The couple ride their motorbikes to their workplace a few kilometres away from home in Tangerang regency on the outskirts of Jakarta – their only means of getting to work as they have no public transport alternatives.

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