01 May '12, 9am

Indonesia stages Asia's biggest Labour Day rally

Indonesia stages Asia's biggest Labour Day rally

Indonesian workers march towards the presidential palace during the May Day protests in Jakarta on May 1, 2012. -- PHOTO: AFP JAKARTA (AFP) - Thousands of Indonesian workers held Asia's biggest May Day rally on Tuesday, demanding better pay and protection of job security, watched warily by a heavy police and army presence. Colourful protests organised by trades unions and left-wing parties across Asia shared the theme of better pay and conditions, and denunciations of government policy, as living costs spike in fast-growing economies. Carrying banners saying 'raise our salaries' and 'stop outsourcing contracts", more than 9,000 workers gathered at Jakarta's main roundabout before marching to the state palace. Around 16,000 police and soldiers were deployed to guard the protest, Jakarta police spokesman Rikwanto told reporters. Photo gallery Please enable JavaScript to view...

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