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Clock Stops on Indonesia’s Unified Time Zone
Tito Summa Siahaan | August 31, 2012

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Cupid.Stunt
3:00pm Aug 31, 2012

Cancel that last post, sorry Splodge, I haven't learnt how to tell the time yet.


Cupid.Stunt
2:44pm Aug 31, 2012

Splodge, looks like you’re already way ahead of us in a different time zone. You posted PM tonight?

TheSplodge 12:17pm Aug 31, 2012

At the 3rd beeb it will be 14:48 precisely... here.


Serigala-Berbulu-Domba
1:38pm Aug 31, 2012

What is the imperative for Indonesia to be on the same Time Zone as China?


TheSplodge
12:17pm Aug 31, 2012

"Clock Stops on Indonesia’s Unified Time Zone"

Of course it has; it was the only decent idea to come out of this government in...er...forever.


BilboBaggins
11:14am Aug 31, 2012

"“We need at least three months to promote the plan so that it can be successfully implemented. We don’t have that time this year,” he said."

It's August 31st, how many months left this year Luky?

I count 4, maybe my maths is poor.

Finally they have a good idea but too disorganized to get it done.


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A plan to unify Indonesia under one time zone will be delayed until at least next year, a government official said on Thursday.

The government previously announced that the plan, which would see the 5,271 kilometer-wide archipelago unifying under one clock, would be in place by October.

But the proposal for the time zone change has yet to arrive on the president’s desk, said Luky Eko Wuryanto, deputy for infrastructure and regional development at the Coordinating Ministry for the Economy.

“I don’t think that the time unification will be implemented this year,” said Luky, who also serves as a secretary at the Indonesian Economic Development Committee (KP3EI).

The KP3EI floated the time unification proposal earlier this year, arguing that it would improve competitiveness within Southeast Asia’s largest economy.

Luky added that the plan had yet to secure approval from the House of Representatives.

A shift to a single time zone would force millions of citizens and government offices, businesses and institutions to recalibrate their daily schedules, Luky said.

“We need at least three months to promote the plan so that it can be successfully implemented. We don’t have that time this year,” he said.



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