Region-Indonesia and South East Asia

South East Asia Snapshot #17

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in South East Asia Cambodia continues dialogue with Myanmar Taking on the ASEAN… Read More

The new Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces and the future of Indonesia-Australia defence relations

EMILIA YSTININGRUM  |  On 17 November 2021, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo officially inaugurated General Andika Perkasa as the new Commander of the Indonesian National… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #16

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in Southeast Asia Blinkin cuts short his ASEAN visit The US Secretary… Read More

Myanmar’s annus horribilis

ANDREW SELTH | It has been just over a year since Myanmar emphatically re-elected Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy as the dominant… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #15

SOVINDA PO | President Duterte to run for the 2022 Philippines Senate Although he vowed to retire from politics after the end of his… Read More

Delivering services to respond to sexual and gender-based violence in fragile contexts

PHYU PHYU OO AND SARA DAVIES | The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nearly 1 in 3 women aged 15 and older have been… Read More

All eyes turn to Indonesia as it takes on the 2022 G20 presidency

CAITLIN BYRNE | Indonesia’s 2022 presidency will provide the G20 with the opportunity to focus on promoting inclusive growth, while demonstrating the country’s growing… Read More

The rise and decline of the World Bank’s Doing Business Report: Why India and Indonesia should be concerned

IYANATUL ISLAM | There was a time when the creators of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (EoDB) encapsulated in its Doing… Read More

If pushed far enough, would Myanmar leave ASEAN?

ANDREW SELTH | The decision by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations not to invite Myanmar’s military leader to two related summits… Read More

Could defections threaten the survival of Myanmar’s military regime?

ANDREW SELTH  | When Myanmar’s generals seized power on 1 February, sparking an immediate and massive public reaction, it soon became clear the coup would… Read More

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