Gojek CEO Nadiem Makarim steps down to become education minister in President Joko Widodo's cabinet

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Gojek said Makarim will keep his stake but without any advisory or executive role. I still maintain that there's a conflict here. While that's nothing new -- Indonesia and Southeast Asian politics is awash with conflicts -- the appointment could have drawn a line here. Still, this appointment is an exciting one that has added a new audience to Indonesian politics.

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