Indonesia to have nationwide strike by factory workers

On Wednesday, it is expected that 2.8 million people will strike in 21 municipalities and 80 industrial zones across Indonesia to protest working conditions. Hundred of factories are closed in Jakarta in anticipation of the strikes.

Travellers should always exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without prior notice. Travellers should avoid travelling in affected areas since essential services, including transportation, may be disrupted.