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Good morning,

Welcome back to Strait Up, our weekly newsletter that makes sense of what’s going on in Southeast Asia.

A week of chatter about Elon Musk’s incredible Twitter takeover was interrupted briefly in Indonesia… with more Elon news. We also revisit the doomed Filipino startup Revolution Precrafted, which seems to be pivoting—you guessed it—to NFTs. Meanwhile, Indonesia is turning to the crowd to figure out how to build a Central bank Digital Currency.

Let’s dive in.

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