Many governments in Southeast Asia have made strides towards becoming stable democracies. However, for as long as semi-authoritarian regimes remain in power, the struggle of pro-democracy forces is far from over.
The role of women in Indonesia’s extremist landscape has grown rapidly. But as jihadi groups are traditionally dominated by men, the government has yet to develop strategies to address the radicalization of women.
Southeast Asian countries are among those asking Russia for stocks of its as-yet-untested COVID-19 vaccine. Why are they getting on board so quickly, and what other options do they have?
Russia’s status as a major arms supplier in Southeast Asia will have a significant impact on the region’s geopolitical landscape.
Indonesia’s regional election in December will offer insight on the political impacts of COVID-19, the state of the country’s opposition and what’s to come in the 2024 presidential contest.
As schooling shifts online amid the COVID-19 crisis, there is a dire need for a more holistic approach to internet policymaking. Unless governments provide key internet services, education gaps will widen in Southeast Asia.
While COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges facing indigenous communities across Southeast Asia, many groups now point to how the pandemic is illustrating the need for self-reliance and self-determination among indigenous peoples.
A group of local community and human rights organisations put in a formal request with the UN to put an end to displacement along Indonesia’s border with Malaysia in Borneo.
Should the US put its military muscle where its mouth is on the South China Sea—and if it does—what are the likely consequences?
Facebook0TwitterReddit0Linkedinemail The Japanese government is encouraging firms to relocate manufacturing from China to Southeast Asia. As Tokyo reacts to Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus and…