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Workers across Indonesia have begun a two-day strike demanding higher salaries, the latest industrial action to hit the South East Asian economy.
The workers say their cost of living has gone up amid rising inflation and a hike in fuel prices.
According to unions' estimates, almost three million workers will take part in the industrial action.
However, the actual numbers have come in lower than their forecasts in previous nationwide strikes.