Event Highlights

Seminar on “Accelerating the ASEAN Power Grid 2.0: Lessons from the LTMS-PIP”


In this hybrid seminar, researchers from the ISEAS Climate Change in Southeast Asia Programme (CCSEAP), Dr. Mirza Huda, Ms. Sharon Seah, and Ms. Qiu Jiahui, shared insights on key lessons drawn from ASEAN’s first multilateral cross-border energy trading initiative the Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP) and its implications for the broader ASEAN Power Grid (APG). Organized by the CCSEAP, this seminar features the newly published policy report, “Accelerating the ASEAN Power Grid 2.0: Lessons from the Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP)”.


Webinar on “A Near-Term Economic Outlook for Myanmar in 2024”


In this webinar, Dr. Jared Bissinger discussed the ongoing challenges of Myanmar’s economy close to three years after the 2021 coup, and the overall economic trajectory for Myanmar for the near future, including the implications of the offensive Operation 1027 launched in northern Shan State in late October 2023, which has affected the main China-Myanmar border trade corridor and key border trade posts.  


Webinar on “Operation 1027 and Its Broader Implications for Myanmar”


In this webinar, three experts discussed the unfolding effects of Operation 1027, a major offensive launched by the Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA), which comprises the Myanmar National Democratic Army (MNDAA), the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), and the Arakan Army (AA), and constituting one of the most significant challenges confronting the State Administration Council (SAC) regime in Myanmar since the 2021 coup.


Webinar on “Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth in Cambodia: The What, How and When”


In this webinar, Dr Jayant Menon, H.E. Dr Sok Siphana and Dr Hal Hill shared their views on the structural transformation and diversification that Cambodia needs to undergo in order to achieve its economic aspirations.


The 24th ASEAN Lecture on “2024 ASEAN Chairmanship under the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: ASEAN: Enhancing Connectivity and Resilience”


The 24th ASEAN Lecture was delivered by H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR on 7 December 2023 at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.


Webinar on “Malaysia’s Madani – One Year On”


In this webinar, Dr Tricia Yeo and Dr Nungsari A Radhi shared their views on the Anwar Ibrahim administration’s institutional and economic performance over the past year.


Webinar on “The Asia Pacific Economies: Challenges and Prospects in 2024”


In this webinar, Mr Carlos Kuriyama and Mr Foo Cher How unpacked the outcomes of the recent APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and their implications for the region in 2024.


Seminar on “Indonesia’s 2024 Elections: What the Past Elections Can Tell Us about Indonesia’s Future Trajectory”


In this hybrid seminar, Dr Philips Vermonte shared details about the development of the Indonesian election. He presented a conceptual framework to understand voting behaviour in Indonesia and laid out some projections for the 2024 elections.