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.

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

Southeast 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… 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

Southeast 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… Read More

Southeast 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. Read More

Southeast 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… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 1: Marking a half-century of market-led development

RON BEVACQUA  |  The year 2022 marks an important anniversary in the field of economic development and poverty reduction. It was exactly 50… Read More

Southeast Asia Snapshot #23

SOVINDA PO | Border re-openings in South East Asia The COVID-19 Omicron variant is still posing risks to countries around the world despite… Read More

Is world opinion shifting on lethal aid to Myanmar’s opposition movement?

ANDREW SELTH  |   Over the past year, governments and international organisations have imposed sanctions against Myanmar’s military regime and taken various other steps to… Read More


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