Indonesia's minister of state owned enterprises moves to clean up the key sector

   Erick Thohir decided to close scores of subsidiaries of state owned companies and expand hiring of well-regarded managers to boost governance.
Erick Thohir decided to close scores of subsidiaries of state owned companies and expand hiring of well-regarded managers to boost governance.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

JAKARTA - It's not business as usual for Indonesia's minister of state owned enterprises, Erick Thohir.

He has decided to close scores of subsidiaries of state owned companies and expand hiring of well-regarded managers to boost governance after a series of scandals undermined confidence in a sector worth a quarter of the country's economy.

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