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Regional Outlook Forum 2024: Trust and Power in Pivotal Times


The 27th Regional Outlook Forum was held virtually and at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, on 10 January 2024. The Forum considers the global political and economic challenges that arise from the heightened rivalry between the major powers.



38th ASEAN Roundtable: ASEAN in a Fragmented Global Order


The 38th ASEAN Roundtable, themed “ASEAN in a Fragmented Global Order”, was held at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel on 3 October 2023. Read the event highlight here.



Regional Outlook Forum 2023: Understanding the Drivers of Change in a Disrupted World


The 26th Regional Outlook Forum was held virtually and at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, on 10 January 2023. The Forum explored the forces driving the global tectonic shifts in world affairs and discussed their implications for Southeast Asia. Read the event highlight here.



The 45th Singapore Lecture


President José Ramos-Horta delivered the 45th Singapore Lecture on 8th December 2022 entitled, “Timor-Leste: From Conflict to Reconciliation, Democracy, and Regional Integration”. Read the event highlight here.



Regional Outlook Forum 2022: Regional Disruptions Amidst Global Recovery


Held online over two days, ROF 2022 examined key economic and political dynamics at the regional and national level, informed by global events including major and middle powers contestation and alliances, political and security concerns nearer to home, amidst an on-going pandemic.



“Two historic shipwrecks discovered in Singapore territorial waters, Maritime archaeological research ongoing”


On 16 June 2021, National Heritage Board and ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute announced the discovery of two historic shipwrecks within Singapore Territorial Waters around Pedra Branca. Sharing some photos from the excavation and retrieval process, and some of the artefacts retrieved from the sites.



Regional Outlook Forum 2021: Power, Politics, and Policy in a Post-COVID World


Held via Zoom over two days, ROF 2021 examines key dynamics at the regional and national level, informed by two far-reaching global events – the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the outcome of the 2020 US Presidential Election. 



Regional Outlook Forum 2020: Disruption, Competition, and Collaboration


The one-day event focused on macro trends, developments and challenges facing Southeast Asia in the immediate, short and medium-term, with insights from distinguished practitioners, scholars and intellectuals with international and regional reputation. Read the event highlight 



Vietnam Forum 2019


  This one-day forum brought together experts from both the private and public sectors, covering topics ranging from Vietnam’s macroeconomic and political trends to developments in the country’s energy, banking, and real estate sectors. Read the event highlight here.



Launch of Temasek History Research Centre in 2019


  Prof Wang Gungwu, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ISEAS, officially launched the Temasek History Research Centre on 2 August 2019.