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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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

Doxxing and deficiencies in Indonesia’s cybersecurity framework

GRETA NABBS-KELLER | In a 2021 report by the University of Queensland, an Indonesian cyber expert compared the country’s cybersecurity architecture to an ‘empty… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #40

SOVINDA PO | The Outcome of the 2022 ASEAN Summit The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conducted its 40th and 41st ASEAN… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #39

SOVINDA PO | The current situation in Myanmar The military coup in Myanmar took place over a year ago. While the military chief… Read More

Souteast Asia snapshot #38

SOVINDA PO | Malaysian Prime Minister dissolves Parliament Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the dissolution of the Malaysian Parliament, on 10… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #36

SOVINDA PO | Singapore to consider cancelling culture laws In a recent interview, Singapore’s Law Minister, Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam, revealed the possibility of… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 3: The anti-democratic aims of right-leaning neo-liberalism

RON BEVACQUA  |  The first post in this blog series noted that the ILO, USAID, and Word Bank began implementing programs that targeted… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #35

SOVINDA PO | Najib Razak and Rosmah Mansor sentenced to prison in Malaysia The former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, was recently… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #34

SOVINDA PO | Thai court suspends Prime Minister Prayuth from official duties On 24 August 2022, the Constitutional Court of Thailand suspended… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 2: Market-based development vs structural adjustment―same same, but different

RON BEVACQUA  |  Some comments on the first post in this blog series linked market-based development to the structural adjustment programs (SAPs) pursued… Read More


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