Region | Indonesia and Southeast Asia

Map of Southeast Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Timor Leste and the Philippines.

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View our expert commentary and informed analysis on the latest developments in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia snapshot #47

SOVINDA PO | Cambodia and China will hold military exercises   The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and China’s People’s Liberation… Read More

Regional Outlook | Environmental politics under authoritarian regimes: experiences from Southeast Asia

SREANG CHHEAT AND MELISSA CURLEY  |  70-MINUTE READ | Contents Download PDF Introduction Conceptual debatesAre we there yet?… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #46

SOVINDA PO | The Philippines joins the RCEP   The Philippine Senate ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #45

SOVINDA PO | Malaysia urged Thailand to step up action in Myanmar With the security challenges in Myanmar still threatening stability in the… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #44

SOVINDA PO | Political update in Myanmar Myanmar has now been under junta control for two years. Even in the face of international… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #43

SOVINDA PO | Political purge in Vietnam   The Vietnamese Communist Party has experienced some instability with two Deputy Prime Ministers stepping down… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #42

SOVINDA PO | ASEAN’s response to China lifting its travel restrictions China abruptly lifted its Zero Covid Policy, on 8 January 2023,… Read More

The Linebacker II air campaign anniversary and the Ukraine war

PETER LAYTON | December marked 50 years since the ‘maximum effort’ Operation Linebacker II air campaign that forced the North Vietnamese regime back to… Read More

Indonesia has handed over the reins of the G20, but it will still play an influential role. Here’s why

TOMMY SOESMANTO AND YENNY TJOE  |  Indonesia has handed the G20 presidency over to India, following a successful summit in Bali last month. They… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #41

SOVINDA PO | The outcomes of the G20 Summit The Group of 20 (G20)—comprised of 20 of the world’s largest economies—held its leaders’… Read More


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