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Indonesia In-depth focuses on topics related to Indonesia such as politics, business, policy and even culture. We provide listeners with in-depth information about Indonesia in a casual and easy to absorb format. Each episode will feature discussions among colleagues or interviews with special guests such as lawmakers, key government officials, top business leaders and various experts.

Indonesia In-depth focuses on topics related to Indonesia such as politics, business, policy and even culture. We provide listeners with in-depth information about Indonesia in a casual and easy to absorb format. Each episode will feature discussions among colleagues or interviews with special guests such as lawmakers, key government officials, top business leaders and various experts.
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Indonesia In-depth focuses on topics related to Indonesia such as politics, business, policy and even culture. We provide listeners with in-depth information about Indonesia in a casual and easy to absorb format. Each episode will feature discussions among colleagues or interviews with special guests such as lawmakers, key government officials, top business leaders and various experts.

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Episodes

Indonesian Presidential Debates: Do They Matter?

1/17/2019
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The Indonesian Election Committee (KPU) will conduct the first official presidential debate on the January 17 and discuss pressing subjects such as legal affairs, human rights, corruption, and terrorism. How impactful will this debate be compared to the one in the 2014 election? Can this resolve the current flow of unsubstantial or sensational news relating to the candidates and the election?

Duration:00:30:47

Electronic Nationalism

12/21/2018
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How do everyday Indonesian youths express their nationalism and how do they reconcile it with their interests? This episode is transporting you to the mind and works of Alffy Rev, the man behind the electronic remixes of Indonesian national songs and even the national anthem. Here is his story exclusively for Indonesia in-depth podcast.

Duration:00:16:55

Doubling Down on Data Part 2

12/7/2018
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Indonesian officials hope new policies can expedite growth for its digital economy. The government is preparing to finalize the revision to a controversial regulation (GR82/2012) which is viewed as overprotective and inflexible data regime. We breakdown all the essential changes that will impact how data is managed and processed and which data can flow outside Indonesia’s borders.

Duration:00:25:14

Doubling Down On Data Part 1

11/30/2018
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After a wave of data privacy scandals hitting Facebook, Google and Starwood, the government plans to introduce the Data Privacy Bill to parliament with hopes it will be passed in mid 2019 We discuss all the key points of the bill with the man behind the bill, Director General Samuel Abrijani.

Duration:00:23:30

Between Faith & Hope - Shanty Shamdasani's Journey Towards Politics

11/16/2018
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After 20 years as a senior executive with multinational corporations across Southeast Asia, Miss Shanti Shamdasani is running for seat in parliament. She hopes to bring her values and lessons learned to the Lower House. She talks to us about the difficulties of staying “clean” and not “paying to play” on the campaign trail, her thoughts on how to improve the e-commerce sector and her stance on the latest Indonesia-Australia Free Trade Deal.

Duration:00:43:28

2014 vs 2019, Surprise Bill & Rising Stars - Q&A Roundtable

11/7/2018
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The 2019 presidential race has officially started. With two months into the campaign, we are joined by our colleague at LEXICO Indonesia, Arief Budiman, who shares valuable insights on what’s different from this year’s campaign from the one in 2014, analysis on both campaign teams, and the trajectory for the coming general election next April. We will also learn how bills and policies are strategically prepared during this period and see which may have some surprises.

Duration:00:32:06

Indonesians Hope to Control Their Data in 2019

10/25/2018
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We discuss important issues involving Indonesia’s technology sector, namely data privacy, data centers and streaming services with senior Golkar lawmaker Satya Yudha. The government will soon submit a new data privacy bill to the House. This is an important bill. We provide you the details and talk about how it will impact both consumers and tech companies.

Duration:00:35:22

Who Controls Water in Indonesia?

10/18/2018
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We sit down Dr. Mohammad Mova Al’Afghani to discuss the 2018 Water Bill being deliberated by the House. This is a crucial bill and as the current draft stands, it would have a wide impact on the businesses as well as on local communities. This bill involves a lot more than just water and we break down all the key aspects that you need to know.

Duration:00:38:46

Illegal Food, Water & Data Leaks & - Parliament Update

9/14/2018
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We respond to feedback from listeners and answer some of their questions about bills in parliament such as the Data Privacy Protection Bill, Water Bill and Food and Drug Bill. I also talk about what happens if one of the candidates withdraws from the 2019 presidential election.

Duration:00:12:55

Why Jokowi & Prabowo Need Other Parties

8/3/2018
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In recent episodes, we have covered the run up to the 2019 presidential campaign and the political negotiations that have been involved, particularly the coalition building between political parties. We also discussed how parties are scrambling to form coalitions to meet presidential thresholds. But why do they even need coalitions and what’s all the fuss about?

Duration:00:11:36

Widodo's Coalition and Next VP Candidate

7/28/2018
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Despite what the news headlines state, Widodo has yet to decide who will be his next VP candidate. It’s becoming more and more likely that President Widodo’s next vice presidential candidate will not come from a political party but rather be an outsider. We cover Widodo's expectations and negotiations with his coalition partners and Vice President Kalla's efforts to run for a third term as VP.

Duration:00:09:59

212 Hardline Islamic Association

7/22/2018
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E16: We focus on the latest developments involving the controversial hardline Islamic association known as the "212 Alumni". This group was instrumental in the campaign against the former Jakarta governor Basuki Purnama or Ahok in 2017. The 212 Alumni is making headlines once again as they hope to play a another role in a new coalition to challenge President Widodo’s re-election run in 2019. We discussed a variety of topics such as, the controversial cleric Habib Rizieq, the use of identity...

Duration:00:27:21

Golkar, Widodo And The VP Seat

7/9/2018
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The lack of clarity of who will be Widodo’s next vice presidential candidate has caused internal friction inside the Golkar party. This situation has left several senior party members questioning Widodo’s loyalty to his closest ally. Widodo’s key coalition member has become divided on whether to fully back the president for a second term as the president eyes other candidates besides Golkar chairman, Airlangga Hartarto.

Duration:00:13:01

Terrorism and Deradicalization in Indonesia with Rakyan Adibrata

7/5/2018
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Rakyan Adi Brata, a Jakarta-based terrorism expert and advisor to the Indonesian parliament provides insight and analysis on ISIS, terrorism organizations and the government’s deradicalization program. He talks about JAD terror group, Indonesian ISIS fighters and recent terror attacks in the country.

Duration:00:44:47

Ahok's Trusted Assistant & Indonesian Solidarity Party PSI Member- Michael Sianipar

6/16/2018
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We speak with Michael Sianipar, at age 27, he was one of former Jakarta Governor Ahok's trusted assistant until his final days in office. He is now head of the Indonesia Solidarity Party (PSI) Jakarta office. We discuss Ahok's demise, his style of leadership and the future of Indonesia. We also learn more about one of Indonesia's newest political parties and how this younger generation plan on changing Indonesia politics.

Duration:00:48:44

One-On-One With Deputy House Speaker Fadli Zon

5/18/2018
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We sit down with Deputy Speaker of the House and Senior Gerindra Party member Mr. Fadli Zon to discuss the Anti terrorism Bill, the Criminal Code Bill, the dire Rohingya situation in Myanmar and of course the Prabowo Subianto’s run for the presidency.

Duration:00:36:35

Update

5/17/2018
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Duration:00:00:37

Solving The Political Rubik's Cube

5/17/2018
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This episode is your new manual for Indonesian politics! We lay out all the pieces of the Indonesian political Rubik’s cube and put them all together with Dr. Djayadi Hanan. We cover all the important elements of the 2018 regional elections, the political party dynamics, the political battle for House seats in 2019, which parties are set to become extinct as well as the Widodo - Prabowo contest for the presidency. It’s a full episode and the go to guide for understanding Indonesian politics.

Duration:01:03:52

Alcohol Bill, Anti Terror Bill & Water Bill - Parliament Update

5/6/2018
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We provide insights into the most recent House session along with key bills being deliberated such as the Alcohol Bill, Anti Terrorism Bill and the Water Bill.

Duration:00:17:24