The Future of Dining

We explore the behavioural insights in the F&B sector, the explosive growth of online food ordering and delivery services and rise of virtual kitchens in Indonesia with Edward Tirtanata, co-founder of the massively popular Kopi Kenangan.

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Shawn Corrigan
Happiness on Loan

We start with this question: Are there alternatives for borrowers to take loans safely without resorting to predatory loan sharks? We look into the borrowing culture in Indonesia, where it is now and where it's headed. Join us in this episode with Dr. Chaikal Nuryakin from the Institute for Economic and Social Research at the University of Indonesia (LPEM UI) and Gede Putra Arsana from World Bank, Indonesia.

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Shawn Corrigan
What ASEAN Really Means by "Taking Action"

ASEAN has been heavily criticized by human rights organizations for its meekness when it comes to accusations of grave human right violations committed inside member states. But what's the view of human rights activists working inside ASEAN? Join us for a discussion with the Indonesian Representative of the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission of Human Rights (AICHR), Yuyun Wahyuningrum.

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Shawn Corrigan
Simultaneously Strenuous

We provide you with the essentials for Indonesia's upcoming 2019 elections by looking at how the new “concurrent election” system impacts the political landscape, how presidential/legislative thresholds affect political coalitions and we provide insights into parties’ campaign strategies. Stay tune in this space as we pick on Djayadi Hanan’s insights again on this issue.

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Shawn Corrigan
Electronic Nationalism

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.

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Shawn Corrigan
Indonesian Presidential Debates: Do They Matter?

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?

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Shawn Corrigan
Policy Changes Coming to Indonesia's Digital Economy

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.

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Shawn Corrigan
Shanty Shamdasani's Journey Towards Politics

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.

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Shawn Corrigan
2014 vs 2019 Indonesian Elections

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.

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Shawn Corrigan
Indonesians Move to Control Their Data in 2019

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.

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Shawn Corrigan