Event Highlights

Hybrid Seminar on “APEC 2023: Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All”


In this hybrid seminar, Mr Carlos Kuriyama and Mr Foo Cher How shared APEC’s latest update of the APEC Regional Trends Analysis and a discussion of Singapore’s priorities under APEC USA 2023.



Seminar on “Malaysia’s GE-15: Micro and Macro Perspectives”


In this hybrid seminar, Dr Kai Ostwald and Dr Ong Kian-Ming unpacked key voting trends and shared insights into evolving political behaviour in Malaysia.



Webinar on “The State of Myanmar’s Economy”


In this webinar, Professor Turnell discussed the challenges Myanmar’s economy faces, the overall economic trajectory for the foreseeable future, lessons learnt during the NLD administration, and the broader impact of the military coup on the Myanmar people.



ISEAS–Sasakawa Peace Foundation Joint Seminar On “ASEAN-Japan Relations in the Evolving World Order”


In this hybrid seminar, the panellists examined regional perceptions of Japan’s geo-political and socio-economic influence, and shared their thoughts on the future prospects of ASEAN-Japan relations.



Webinar on “Capitalism with Vietnamese Characteristics? The Dilemma of Growth and Political Change”


In this webinar, Professor Tuong Vu and Dr Nhu Truong discussed the various factors that have impeded Vietnam’s economic potential, the importance of gaining a better understanding of Vietnam’s developmental path to gain insights into its economic patterns and vulnerabilities, and the Communist Party of Vietnam’s (CPV) firm control of the economy and society. The discussion also examined how historical, institutional, and political elements have contributed to the current challenges facing the country.



Webinar on “Change and Continuity in the Politics of Patronage in Thailand”


In this webinar, Dr Napon Jatusripitak, Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, examined the role of patronage politics in Thailand, and the implications for the upcoming Thai general election and beyond.



Webinar on “Two Years and Counting: What’s Next for Myanmar in 2023?”


In this webinar, five experts offer their thoughts on the broader impacts of the ongoing crisis, and the consequences of the continuing conflict to watch out for in 2023 including domestic sentiments and regional and international interests.



Seminar on “Real and Rhetorical Polarisations in Indonesia: Towards the 2024 Elections”


In this hybrid seminar, Dr Max Lane shared his perspectives on polarisation within Indonesian politics and discussed its potential effects on the upcoming 2024 elections.