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. This series undergoes a peer-review process.


2020/147 “Malaysia’s 2021 Budget Aims to Sustain Recovery Momentum and Kickstart Post-pandemic Rebuilding of the Economy” by Yeah Kim Leng


2020 No. 147


2020/146 “Social Media Preachers: Unlicenced and Unbounded in Spreading Their Ideas” by Mohd Faizal Musa


2020 No. 146


2020/145 “Thailand’s 20 December 2020 Provincial Elections: A Contest among National Political Parties and a Quasi-Party? Evidence from the Andaman Coast” by Michael J. Montesano


2020 No. 145


2020/144 “Malaysian Independent Oil Palm Smallholders and their Struggle to Survive 2020” by Serina Rahman


2020 No. 144


2020/143 “The Impending Biden Presidency and Southeast Asia” by Malcolm Cook and Ian Storey


2020 No. 143


2020/142 “COVID-19’s Impact on Indonesia’s Economy and Financial Markets” by Manggi Taruna Habir and Wisnu Wardana


2020 No. 142


2020/141 “Realising Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Potential” by Le Viet Phu and Thach Phuoc Hung


2020 No. 141


2020/140 “Signs of Democratic Contraction and Recentralisation of Power in Indonesia’s 2020 Regional Elections” by Ian Wilson and Hui Yew-Foong


2020 No. 140


2020/139 “Planning Hanoi’s Urban Future” by Danielle Labbé


2020 No. 139


2020/138 “Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry – A Silver Lining Amidst Dark Clouds” by Francis E. Hutchinson and Pritish Bhattacharya


2020 No. 138