ISEAS Perspective 2020

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.


2020/51 “COVID-19 in Thailand: The Securitization of a Non-traditional Threat” by Supalak Ganjanakhundee


2020 No. 51


2020/50 “Chinese Steel Investments in ASEAN” by Tham Siew Yean and Yeoh Wee Jin


2020 No. 50


2020/49 “Tackling COVID-19 in ASEAN: Sustain an Open Trade Policy on Personal Protective Equipment” by Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy


2020 No. 49


2020/48 “Anies Baswedan: His Political Career, COVID-19, and the 2024 Presidential Election” by Ahmad Najib Burhani


2020 No. 48


2020/47 “ASEAN’s Covid-19 Pandemic Response: Practical Next Steps” by Sharon Seah Li-Lian


2020 No. 47


2020/46 “The Politics of National and Local Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Indonesia” by Max Lane


2020 No. 46


2020/45 “Nationalism: The Wrong Framework for Understanding Local Activism in Myanmar” by Tharaphi Than


2020 No. 45


2020/44 “Overcoming the Odds and Filling the Gaps: Malaysian Civil Society Responses to COVID-19” by Serina Rahman


2020 No. 44


2020/43 “Controversies over Monuments Commemorating Hồ Chí Minh in Vietnam” by Olga Dror


2020 No. 43


2020/42 “The Death of EDCA and Philippine-U.S. Security Relations” by Renato Cruz De Castro


2020 No. 42