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.


2020/32 “ASEAN Smart Cities Network: A Catalyst for Partnerships” by Melinda Martinus


2020 No. 32


2020/31 “Indonesian Politics After the Widodo-Prabowo Rapprochement” by Max Lane


2020 No. 31


2020/30 “Thailand Uses Participatory Diplomacy to Terminate the Joint Clearing of the Mekong with China” by Supalak Ganjanakhundee


2020 No. 30


2020/29 “MARA’s Future: Stuck Between Pakatan’s Attempted Revamp and Perikatan’s Hasty Takeover” by Lee Hwok Aun


2020 No. 29


2020/28 “Bracing for Low Fertility in Malaysia” by Tey Nai Peng


2020 No. 28


2020/27 “Weak Party System Dooms Thai Political Party Reforms” by Termsak Chalermpalanupap


2020 No. 27


2020/26 “The Fight Against COVID-19: China’s Shifting Narrative and Southeast Asia” by Lye Liang Fook


2020 No. 26


2020/25 “Malaysia 2020: The Impasse of Two-Coalition Politics” by Kai Ostwald


2020 No. 25


2020/24 “Strategic Divergences: Australia and Maritime Southeast Asia” by Malcolm Cook


2020 No. 24


2020/23 “Thailand’s ‘Complex Engagement’ Approach in Foreign Policy: A Balancing Act” by Supalak Ganjanakhundee


2020 No. 23