Clashes erupt in Indonesia over new jobs law
Protesters say the new law undermines labour rights and weakens environmental protections
Jakarta — Police and demonstrators clashed in the Indonesian capital on Thursday on the third day of protests and strikes against a polarising new jobs law passed in Southeast Asia's largest economy earlier this week.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered near the presidential palace in central Jakarta, shouting and throwing stones. Police fired teargas and water cannon in an attempt to disperse the crowd, witnesses said...