Ambassador Arif Havas Oegroseno, Deputy Coordinating Minister for Maritime Sovereignty at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs in Indonesia, gave the keynote address at the closed-door Dialogue on the South China Sea on 5 Nov, 2015.
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, under the Regional Social and Cultural Studies Programme, organised a workshop entitled “Chinese in Vietnam: Trends and Developments” on 6 October 2015.
The World Bank launched the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update in an event jointly organised with the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute on 5 October, 2015.
ISEAS organised a seminar entitled “ASEAN Economic Community and Need for Managing Domestic Consensus Beyond 2015” on 25 September 2015.
The ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute organised the ASEAN Lecture on “Japan’s ‘New’ Approaches to Southeast Asia” on 23 September 2015.
ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute organised a seminar titled “From “Indonesian Form” to “Chinese Indonesian Form”: Indonesian Government Policies towards the Chinese and their Impact” on 17 September 2015.
The ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute organised the ASEAN Roundtable 2015 on 14 September 2015, in Singapore.
The International Advisory Panel (IAP) of ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute met to review ISEAS research scope and focus in the context of a changing global economic and strategic landscape.
On the 105th anniversary of Encik Yusof Ishak, ISEAS was renamed “ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute” on Wednesday, 12 August 2015. Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, launched the Institute’s new name. Puan Noor Aishah, wife of Encik Yusof Ishak, graced the occasion as ISEAS’ Special Guest.