More labour strikes in Indonesia

Tens of thousands of workers are embarking on a strike in Jakarta on Thursday.

It's the latest demonstration in a series by labour unions to call for higher minimum wages and to protest the existence of contract or what Indonesians call outsourced workers. 

It also comes despite the Indonesian government saying earlier this month that the minimum wage may go up to 2 million rupiah or about $254 a month.

For more on this, 938LIVE's Mok Fei Fei speak with Dr Aris Ananta, Senior Fellow at the NUS Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

He begins by explaining why so many strikes are being held now.

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