• Top Indonesia court rules new job law unconstitutional

    6 days ago - By Chron

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's top court ruled Thursday that the country's widely criticized Job Creation Law is unconstitutional and ordered the government to amend it within two years.
    The law, passed last year, triggered days of protests in many cities that turned violent as thousands of enraged students and workers charged it would cripple labor rights and harm the environment.
    The act amended 77 previous laws and was intended to improve bureaucratic efficiency as part of efforts by President Joko Widodo's administration to attract more investment.
    The Constitutional Court voted 5 to...
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