By: William Yen
Taipei, July 7 (CNA) An official from the Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK), which regulates and supervises the country's financial services in banking, capital markets and the non-bank financial industry sectors, encouraged Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan to save for their futures.
Sarjito, OJK deputy commissioner of education and consumer protection, told CNA that he said to an audience of approximately 300 Indonesian migrant workers at a financial education program in Taipei Sunday "not to buy expensive products when you only have a limited amount of money and to please save money for your future."
OJK Deputy Director of Literacy and Information Directorate of Financial Literacy and Education Greta Joice Siahaan (second left), OJK Deputy Commissioner of Education and Consumer Protection Sarjito (third left), and Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei Representative Didi Sumedi (fourth left), and BNI Hong Kong Branch General Manager (fifth left)
Citing Taiwanese as hard workers, he expressed hope that the Indonesian workers in Taiwan can learn from Taiwanese to be thrifty and not to be self-indulgent consumers. [FULL STORY]