Event Highlights

Webinar on “Indonesia’s Public Health Issues and Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic”


In this webinar, Dr Pandu Riono gives an update on the COVID-19 situation in Indonesia, including key policy issues and challenges to strengthen Indonesia’s public health infrastructure capacity.



Webinar on “Malaysia’s Political Upheavals and the COVID-19 Crisis”


In this webinar, Mr Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Mr Wong Chen and Ms Tricia Yeoh provide insight on Malaysia’s fluid political and economic developments in light of the COVID-19 situation.



Webinar on “Insurgent Political Culture and the Prospects for Peace: The United Wa State Army in Myanmar”


In ISEAS’ first webinar, Dr Andrew Ong examines how Wa political culture and its understanding of the political world shape the UWSA’s relations with Myanmar, China and the international community. He also lays out a set of considerations for engagement with the UWSA and the implications of those considerations for the peace process in one of the world’s longest-running civil wars.



Seminar on “Stunting in Indonesia: Costs, Causes and Courses of Action”


In this seminar, Mr Zack Petersen delves deep into the issue of childhood stunting in Indonesia. Factors such as poverty, chronic infection caused by malnutrition and an overall lack of sanitation causes stunting in 1 in 3 Indonesian children, yet there remains a general lack of understanding surrounding the issue.



Seminar on “Malaysia Baru and the Changing Nature of Politics – Navigating the Uncertainty”


In this seminar, former Johor Chief Minister Khaled Nordin expounds on the changing nature of Malaysian politics and ways of navigating the current uncertainties.



Seminar on “Youth Digital Participation in Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Movement”


In this seminar, Dr Yatun Sastramidjaja explores the role of digital media in keeping the anti-corruption movement going, expanding and developing it online long after the protest has receded, in a context where traditional movements are increasingly difficult to sustain.



Seminar on “Updates on China’s Investments in Three ASEAN Economies: Cambodia, Indonesia and Malaysia”


This seminar provides an overall update on China’s investment activities in Cambodia, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It attempts to provide comparisons on specific projects, namely industrial park and rail developments in each country. It also examines the main challenges and prospects for these projects.