Region-Indonesia and South East Asia

Social media and democracy in the Philippines

The digitalisation of almost every aspect of civic life has brought forth a new constitutional moment. The hyper-connectivity of peoples in the digital space has… Read More

COVID-19 rhetoric and governance in the Philippines

COVID-19 cases in Philippines continue to rise daily by the thousands. The continued high number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is a result of internal governance malfunction and leadership failure. Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #4

Power struggle in Malaysian politics. Cambodia demolishes US-built facility at Ream Naval Base. Protests against labour law in Indonesia. More from Dr Lucy West in South East Asia Snapshot. Read More

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In Regional Wrap with Aakriti Bacchawat- China's flexing of military muscle over Taiwan Wang-Jaishankar meeting fails to achieve peace at LAC Fresh political drama in Malaysia Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #3

A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making headlines in South East Asia. Pro-democracy movement gains momentum in Bangkok. Duterte defends drug war and the Philippine’s South China Sea claims in UN speech. Annual ASEAN foreign ministers convene online Read More

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Asia Regional Wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat. Fresh troubles along the India-China border. Australian journalists evacuated from China Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to step down. Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #2

A wrap up on the fortnight that was in South East Asia by Dr Lucy West. Dengue outbreak complicates South East Asia’s COVID-19 response. Myanmar soldiers confirm atrocities against Rohingya. Read More

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Regional Wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat: Aus govt to put a dampened on Victoria's BRI plans. China's 'hurt' feelings vis-a-vis Australia even as economic coercion continues. RIMPAC exercise underway Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #1

Dr Lucy West shares a snapshot of the fortnight that was in South East Asia. Read More

Will Indonesia succumb to a secular growth slow-down? If so, does it matter?

In an iconoclastic paper, Lant Pritchett and Larry Summers (2015), question the standard view that emerging economies in the Asian region that are currently growing… Read More

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