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.


2020/72 “The Gemas-Johor Bahru Railway Electrified Double-Tracking Project: Steady Progress towards Completion” by Francis E. Hutchinson and Kevin Zhang


2020 No. 72


2020/71 “The Hosting of International Production in ASEAN, Post-Pandemic” by Tham Siew Yean


2020 No. 71


2020/70 “Misleading Price Advertising in Malaysia is Still Widespread” by Michael T Schaper


2020 No. 70


2020/69 “Vietnam’s COVID-19 Strategy: Mobilizing Public Compliance Via Accurate and Credible Communications” by Hong Kong Nguyen and Tung Manh Ho


2020 No. 69


2020/68 “The Hunger-Obesity Paradox in Malaysia” by Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda


2020 No. 68


2020/67 “Social Media and Thailand’s Struggle over Public Space” by Supalak Ganjanakhundee


2020 No. 67


2020/66 “Urgent Need to Strengthen State Capacity: Learning from Indonesia’s COVID-19 Crisis” by Yanuar Nugroho and Siwage Dharma Negara


2020 No. 66


2020/65 “Unemployment among Malaysia’s Youth: Structural Trends and Current Challenges” by Lee Hwok Aun


2020 No. 65


2020/64 “COVID-19: Balancing the Infection and the Misery Curves” by Jayant Menon


2020 No. 64


2020/63 “Beyond China, the USA and ASEAN: Informal Minilateral Options” by Malcolm Cook and Hoang Thi Ha


2020 No. 63