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Indonesia's parliament could pass measures on Monday paving the way for a 33 percent rise in the country's fuel prices to reduce a government subsidy bill that has cast a shadow over Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
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However, they emphasised that if there is to be lasting peace in the region it would be due to the determination of locals, not in any formula prescribed by armchair negotiators.
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Indonesian parliamentarians gave their backing to budget revisions that pave the way for long delayed cuts in fuel price subsidies, blamed for sapping the budget and undermining confidence in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.