Op Eds

“Malaysia’s nationwide MCO – denial, doubts and divisions threaten effectiveness” – Op-Ed by Serina Rahman in CNA

 

This article was published on 12 May 2021.

 

 

“印尼恐怖主义新特点” – Op-Ed by Leo Suryadinata in Lianhe Zaobao

 

This article was published by Lianhe Zaobao on 11 May 2021.

 

 

“Feisty and delicate: Vietnam’s approach to handling great power rivalry” – Op-Ed by William Choong in Think China

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/62 “Vietnam and the Great Powers: Agency Amid Amity and Enmity” and republished by Think China on 10 May 2021.

 

 

“Japan passes China in the sprint to win Cambodian hearts and minds” – Op-ed by Luo Jing Jing and Kheang Un

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/59 “Japan Passes China in the Sprint to Win Cambodian Hearts and Minds” and republished by Think China on 7 May 2021.

 

 

“China’s CPC deepens ties with Philippine political parties” – Op-Ed by Aaron Jed Rabena in Think China

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/53 ““Political Connectivity”: A New Dimension of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Philippines” and republished by Think China on 6 May 2021.

 

 

“Democratic Action Party election in Johor produces clear victor” – Op-Ed by Francis Hutchinson and Kevin Zhang in CNA

 

This article was first published by ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute as a Fulcrum commentary and republished by CNA on 9 May 2021.

 

 

“Malaysia-China defence ties cool amid political changes and South China Sea tensions” – Op-Ed by Ngeow Chow Bing in SCMP

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/57“Malaysia-China Defence Relations: Disruptions Amid Political Changes and Geopolitical Tensions” and extracted for publication by South China Morning Post on 4 May 2021.

 

 

“The economic agenda taking shape under Vietnam’s new leader” – Op-Ed by Le Hong Hiep in Nikkei Asia

 

This article was published on 4 May 2021.

 

 

“Indonesia’s vaccine cooperation with Beijing won’t compromise Unclos commitment in South China Sea” – Op-Ed by Ardhitya Eduard Yeremia and Klaus Heinrich Raditio in SCMP

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/55 Indonesia-China Vaccine Cooperation and South China Sea Diplomacy and extracted for publication by South China Morning Post on 3 May 2021.

 

 

“Rising tensions in the South China Sea: Rising power of Vietnamese army” – Op-Ed by Le Hong Hiep in Think China

 

This article was first published as ISEAS Perspective 2021/54 “The Military’s Resurging Influence in Vietnam” and republished by Think China on 3 May 2021.