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ASEAN | Brunei | Cambodia | Indonesia | Laos | Malaysia | Myanmar | Philippines | Singapore | Timor Leste | Thailand | Vietnam General


  • ASEAN Statistics Statistical information on ASEAN’s economic conditions and future developments.


For other sources of statistics on Brunei, please visit the following link:
Global Edge: Brunei statistics


  • National Institute of Statistics National statistical organisation responsible for the collection, processing, and dissemination of national official statistics on Population, Consumer Price index, Economic, Health and Labour statistics.



  • Lao Statistical Bureau Official Website offers quick statistical figures at a glance which also include statistical information on population census, economics, transport, agriculture, investment, etc. over the years.





  • Singapore Department of Statistics Provides statistical resources on Singapore. Online access to more than 30,000 time series on the economic, demographic and social characteristics of Singapore.
  • Statlink Statlink generates reports on Singapore’s trade with markets, products or commodities. Figures are updated monthly upon the release of Singapore’s trade figures.
  • Tourism statistics Singapore tourism statistics available in fact sheet.

Timor Leste

  • The National Statistics Directorate (Direcção Nacional de Estatística – DNE) is the state department under the General-Directorate of Analysis and Research of the Ministry of Finance responsible for the co-ordination of the National Statistical System and for the collection, production, analysis and dissemination of official statistics on the demographic, social, environmental and economic domains.



  • The General Statistics Office of Vietnam Provides monthly statistical information and statistical data on land, climate, population, employment, National Accounts, Agriculture, Industry, Investment, trade, tourism, transport, telecommunications, education and others.



Electronic Journals




Burma | Cambodia | Indonesia | Laos | Malaysia | Philippines | Singapore | Thailand | Vietnam




  • Inside Indonesia ‘Inside Indonesia’ has been published quarterly by the Indonesian Resources and Information Programme (IRIP) since 1983.
  • Tapol Bulletin


  • The Hmong Studies Journal An Internet-based publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and around the world.







Subscribed Resources


ISEAS Library subscribes to a number of electronic journals to support the research needs of our researchers and staff.

To search the full extent of the Library’s e-holdings, including titles available through the various databases, please use this publication discovery tool.

Resources available at ISEAS Library


Newspapers & Magazines


Southeast Asian Studies

Asian Studies

Asian Economics & Development

Asian Politics

Economics & Development


Population & Civilisation Studies

Strategic Studies



The Library subscribes to a number of databases, which together contain several thousand publications. Please use the Full-Text Finder tool to search for specific publications in these databases.

Accessible via ISEAS IP address.

 Login required. Only available at the Library.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

The Bibliography of Asian Studies is a comprehensive bibliography of western-language book chapters, journal articles, conference proceedings and other publications about Asia and overseas Asian communities.

The CEIC Data software is a statistics database that covers a variety of macroeconomic and industrial indicators.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) (Please contact Library for offsite access.)
The Economist Intelligence Unit provides contains news, analysis, and forecasts of political and economic trends. It has reports are in-depth and ongoing analyses of news, political, economic and policy conditions, and risk analysis of ongoing risk scenarios.

Full-Text Finder (Please contact Library for offsite access.)
The EBSCO Full-Text Finder tool allows you to search and browse journals, magazines, and other titles located within our subscribed databases. Please note that search is only available at the journal title level.

JSTOR provides access to archival journal contents, mainly in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences fields.

Newslink  (via intranet)
Newslink contains archival access to print newspapers published by the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) group, including titles such as The Straits Times, Berita Harian, and Lianhe Zaobao. Coverage starts from 1989. Access is via intranet and limited to ISEAS staff and researchers only.

Project Muse
Project Muse provides the current full-text of scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest (ABI/INFORM collection and Asian & European Business collection)
The comprehensive ABI/INFORM collection database provides access to thousands of full-text news wires and newspapers, journals, working papers, country-and industry-focused reports on international business, finance and economics. The Asian & European Business collection contains information on economies, markets and companies, as well as regional- and national-level policy and analysis from white papers, government documents, and journals.

Stratfor WorldView
Stratfor is a current affairs site that examines and forecasts political, economic security, and geopolitical risk worldwide.

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Newspapers & Magazines

The Library subscribes to major regional and international newspapers and magazines in a mix of formats.

Accessible via ISEAS IP address.

Login required. Only available at the Library.

Hardcopy available.

Bangkok Post


Business Times (Print edition articles available on ProQuest. Login required for full access)

Deal Street Asia

The Diplomat (Please contact Library for offsite access.)

Economist  (Print edition articles available on ProQuest. Login required for full access)

The Edge Markets (Malaysia & Singapore)  (Hardcopy available for The Edge Malaysia only)

Financial Times (Up to 25 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)

Foreign Affairs (Print edition articles available on ProQuest. Login required for full access.)

Foreign Policy 

Frontier Myanmar

Jakarta Post (Up to 25 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)


Lianhe Zaobao

Malaysiakini (Up to 30 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)

The Malaysian Insight

Matichon Weekly

The New York Times (Up to 40 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)

Nikkei Asia  (Please contact Library for offsite access.)

Project Syndicate (Up to 40 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)

South China Morning Post (Up to 42 users. Please contact Library for offsite access.)

The Star

Straits Times



Wall Street Journal  (via ProQuest)

World Politics Review

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ISEAS Library subscribes to a number of academic journals. Access is available to all users on the ISEAS network, although some journals may require login.

Many more journals are available in our subscribed Databases.

Accessible via ISEAS IP address.

Login required. Only available at the Library.

Hardcopy available.

Southeast Asian Studies

Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies


Indonesia and the Malay World

Journal of Burma Studies

Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs

Journal of Southeast Asian Studies

Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS)

Journal of Vietnamese Studies

Mekong Review

Philippine Political Science Journal

Philippine Studies: Historical & Ethnographic Viewpoints

Singapore Economic Review

South East Asia Research

TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia

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Asian Studies

Asia Pacific Viewpoint

Asian Affairs: An American Review

Asian Affairs (London)

Asian Journal of Social Science

Asian Studies Review

Asian Survey

Asia-Pacific Review

China Quarterly

Critical Asian Studies

East Asian History

East Asian Policy: An International Quarterly

East Asian Science, Technology and Society

International Journal of Asian Christianity

International Journal of Asian Studies

Journal of Asian Studies

Journal of Chinese Overseas

Journal of Contemporary Asia

Journal of East Asian Studies

Modern Asian Studies

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Asian Economics & Development

Asian Economic Journal

Asian Economic Papers

Asian Economic Policy Review

Asian Pacific Economic Literature

Journal of Asian Economics

Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy

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Asian Politics

Asian Journal of Political Science

Asia Policy

Chinese Journal of International Politics

International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

Pacific Affairs

Pacific Review

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Economics & Development

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009-2016)

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2009-2016)

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2009-2016)

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2009-2016)

American Economic Review (1999-2015)

Development Policy Review (1997-2017)

Economic Development and Cultural Change

Journal of Developing Societies (1985-2017)

Third World Quarterly (1995-2017)

World Economic Outlook

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American Political Science Review

Comparative Political Studies

Comparative Politics (2007-2017)

International Studies Perspective (2000-2013)

International Studies Review (1997-2013)

Perspectives on Politics (2003-2012)

Political Science Quarterly (1886-2013)

PS: Political Science and Politics (2000-2012)

World Policy Journal (2006-2016)

World Politics (2009-2014)

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Population & Civilisation Studies


Diaspora Studies (2008-2017)

Ethnic and Racial Studies

International Migration

International Migration Review (2001-2017)

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs (1996-2017)

Nations and Nationalism (1997-2019)

Population Studies (1985-2017)

Studies in Ethnicity & Nationalism (2001-2019)

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Strategic Studies

Asian Security

Military Balance (2010-2017)

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

Strategic Comments (2005-2013)

Strategic Survey (1997-2017)

The Polar Journal

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