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Indonesia Elects Prabowo Subianto as Next President

The BGA Indonesia team, led by Managing Director Douglas Ramage, wrote an update for clients on Indonesia’s president-elect, Prabowo Subianto. Context Prabowo Subianto was elected Indonesia’s next president, with credible pollsters indicating he received 59 percent of the vote in the country’s February 14 elections. Change candidate Anies Baswedan secured 25 percent of the vote, while Ganjar Pranowo, who led surveys as recently as September 2023, mustered just 16 percent. No single factor shaped … Continue Reading

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New Book on Australia’s Diplomatic Challenges

BGA’s Senior Advisor Ambassador Ian Kemish has published a new book on Australia’s key diplomatic challenges over the last two decades. The book, fully released in July and titled “The Consul: An Insider’s Account from Australia’s Diplomatic Frontline,” examines Kemish’s central role as a leader in Australia’s consular service in some of the defining episodes in that country’s diplomatic history.

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Webinar on OTT Guideline: International Best Practices

BGA’s Bangladesh team organized a webinar on over-the-top (OTT) guidelines and international best practices. The webinar, which took place in late May, was done in collaboration with the Dhaka Tribune, and is available for viewing here. (May 31, 2022)

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