Region-Indonesia and South East Asia

South East Asia snapshot #29

SOVINDA PO | The progress of the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Asia’s premier defense summit—the Shangri-La… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #28

SOVINDA PO | Manila’s stance toward China after the Philippines election Since the proclamation of his victory in the Philippines election in May… Read More

Reimagining a future that values the lives, experiences and cultures across the Asia Pacific

EMILY HOUSE | Our futures are constantly shaped by the past. But who is this future shaped for? The future is often offered to… Read More

Deep listening: Putting communities at the forefront of making meaningful art

FELICITY CASTAGNA | As part of QAGOMA’s 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) several community and arts leaders were brought together to… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #27

SOVINDA PO | The United States convenes the ASEAN–US Special Summit in Washington The United States and ASEAN leaders gathered in Washington DC to… Read More

What a Marcos Jr presidency in the Philippines means for geopolitics

ADELE WEBB | The offspring of strongmen were the clear winners in last Monday’s Philippine national election. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr is set… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #26

SOVINDA PO | Indonesia widens its edible oil export ban As the world’s largest edible oil exporter, Indonesia announced that from  28 April 2022,… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #25

SOVINDA PO | Indonesia passes bill on sexual violence On 12 April 2022, the Indonesian parliament passed the long-awaited sexual violence bill. The… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #24

SOVINDA PO | Four ASEAN Foreign Ministers on working visit to China Four ASEAN Foreign Ministers from Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Myanmar… Read More

A balancing act: Humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and the ADF

PETER LAYTON AND PETER LEAHY | The Australian Defence Force has a long and proud history of delivering Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR)… Read More

Cold war in paradise―Labor’s new diplomacy in the Pacific
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
China’s grey-zone activities: Concepts and possible responses
A pre-polling snapshot of Papua New Guinea’s national election: An observer’s insights