ISEAS Perspective 2019

ISEAS Perspective provides analysis of specific current events and their significance for the Southeast Asian region. This will be published occasionally, and is aimed at keeping decision-makers in both the public and private sectors informed; as well as scholars, laymen and the interested public. This series undergoes a peer-review process.


2019/10 “Perceptions of Inequality in Indonesia: A Matter of Partisan Politics?” by Burhanuddin Muhtadi, Eve Warburton and Aninda Dewayanti





2019/9 “Leadership Reshuffle and the Future of Vietnam’s Collective Leadership” by Paul Schuler and Mai Truong





2019/8 “Independent Churches in Indonesia: Challenges and Innovations” by Terence Chong





2019/7 “Which Presidential Candidate will Chinese Indonesians Vote for in 2019?” by Leo Suryadinata





2019/6 “Contending Rhetoric in Indonesia’s Presidential Elections: An Analysis” by Max Lane





2019/5 “Mid-Term Review of 11th Malaysia Plan: Reaffirming Bumiputra Policy, But Also Signalling New Attention to Minority Needs” by Lee Hwok-Aun





2019/4 “Identity Politics in Indonesia: The Meliana Case” by Leo Suryadinata





2019/3 “The Belt and Road Initiative in Malaysia: Case of the Kuantan Port ” by Tham Siew Yean





2019/2 “Singapore-Malaysia Economic Relations: Deep Interdependence” by Francis E. Hutchinson & Pritish Bhattacharya





2019/1 “Young and Faithless: Wooing Millennials in Indonesia’s 2019 Presidential Election” by Budi Irawanto