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.


2020/77 “Why the Mekong Matters to ASEAN: A Perspective from Vietnam” by Le Hai Binh and To Minh Thu


2020 No. 77



2020/76 “Assessing the Impact of Falling Oil Prices on the Indonesian Economy” by Maxensius Tri Sambodo and Siwage Dharma Negara


2020 No. 76



2020/75 “Comparing Tablighi Jamaat and Muhammadiyah Responses to COVID-19” by Ahmad Najib Burhani


2020 No. 75



2020/74 “Economics of Lockdown: Insights on Building Back Better in Post-Pandemic Philippines” by Ronald U. Mendoza


2020 No. 74



2020/73 “Tensions in Indonesia over Chinese Foreign Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic” by Leo Suryadinata


2020 No. 73



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