Indonesia's new leader vows to bring change

Joko Widodo says planned fuel subsidy cuts aim to redirect investment in infrastructure and improve economy.

    The new president of Indonesia has yet to be inaugurated, but Joko Widodo has already announced new government policies, including cuts to fuel subsidies that are expected to provoke public protests.

    Jokowi, as he is widely known, told Al Jazeera that he plans to use the funds to instead invest in productive sectors like farming, irrigation, fisheries and infrastructure.

    Step Vaessen reports from Solo, Indonesia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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