ISEAS in the News: “State of Southeast Asia: 2020 Survey Report”

The State of Southeast Asia: 2020 Survey Report was officially launched on 16 January 2020.

The survey presents findings of a region-wide online survey conducted among the policy, research, business, civil society, and media communities. A total of 1,308 respondents from the ten ASEAN member states participated in the 2020 edition of the survey, which seeks to understand the perceptions of Southeast Asians on regional affairs and ASEAN’s engagements with its Dialogue Partners, especially the major powers.

The full survey report is available for download here.

Media Coverage:

    1. Voice of America, 24 May 2020 – Singapore a Bright Spot for China Relations in ASEAN  
    2. Nikkei Asian Review, 2 April 2020 – China faces Belt and Road course correction after coronavirus
    3. The Straits Times, 18 March 2020 – Opportunity for the US to show global leadership
    4. The Malaysian Insight, 6 March 2020 – Whether back door or front, what matters is govt that delivers
    5. Council on Foreign Relations, 2 March 2020 – U.S.-ASEAN Relations—No Summit, But What’s the Status
    6. The Diplomat, 29 February 2020 – Making the Most of US-ASEAN Ties, Even Without the Vegas Summit
    7. The Diplomat, 26 February 2020 – How Does Asia Think About Taiwan and Its New Southbound Policy?
    8. World Politics Review, 21 February 2020 – Is Duterte Trying to End the U.S.-Philippines Alliance?
    9. Malaysiakini, 16 February 2020 – Coming of age in exile
    10. The Diplomat, 14 February 2020 – US Must Recapture Lost Ground in Southeast Asia or Risk Being Shut Out
    11. The Straits Times, 12 February 2020 – Forum: Asean should explore broader engagement
    12. The Strategist, 10 February 2020 – Australia and Indonesia need to trust each other if they want to get closer
    13. 經濟日報社論, 8 February 2020 – 留意美中大博弈的西瓜效應
    14. The Straits Times, 8 February 2020 – China and the US in South-east Asian eyes
    15. The Interpreter, 5 February 2020 – ASEAN: Perceptions of power and security
    16. Inkstone, 27 January 2020 – Has China outsmarted the US in the South China Sea?
    17. Express, 23 January 2020 – South China Sea panic: Philippines fears erupt amid Beijing’s dominance and conflict worry
    18. The Diplomat, 23 January 2020 – How Asians See the World in 2020: Insights From Public Opinion
    19. The Diplomat, 22 January 2020 – Southeast Asia and the Major Powers: How Does Public Opinion Matter?
    20. The Japan Times, 22 January 2020 – In the competition for Southeast Asia influence, Japan is the sleeper
    21. Eleven, 22 January 2020 – Filipinos ‘most worried’ of China’s power in SEA
    22. Think China – ASEAN’s future: China or the US?
    23. Malay Mail, 22 January 2020 – In Malaysia, are China’s citizens becoming the new bogeyman?
    24. Borneo Bulletin, 22 January 2020 – Economic downturn, biggest concern among Bruneians: Report
    25. Inquirer, 22 January 2020 – Filipinos ‘most worried’ of China’s power in SEA
    26. The Manila Times, 21 January 2020 – The Asean wind
    27. The Daily Star, 20 January 2020 – Asean divided on Rohingya crisis: Poll
    28. Lianhe Zaobao, 19 January 2020 – 亚细安心中那把尺
    29. Lianhe Zaobao, 18 January 2020 – 亚细安须加强韧性与团结 采取主动平衡中美势力
    30. Sin Chew Daily, 18 January 2020 – 林瑞源.希盟政府遭受内外夹击
    31. South China Morning Post, 18 January 2020 – Has the US already lost the battle for the South China Sea?
    32. Business Times, 17 January 2020 – Gap in US-Sino influence in S-E Asia widening in China’s favour
    33. Malaysia Chronicles, 17 January 2020 – The State Of South-East Asia – Dogged By Domestic Political Turmoil & Economic Downturn: Where Does Malaysia Stand?
    34. Malay Mail, 17 January 2020 – Survey shows Malaysians prefer studying in the UK, travelling to Japan
    35. Malay Mail, 17 January 2020 – Study: In 2020, domestic political instability top concern for Malaysians
    36. Malay Mail, 17 January 2020 – Many Malaysians feel Putrajaya not doing enough to address climate change, survey shows
    37. Malaysia Chronicle, 17 January 2020 – THE STATE OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA – DOGGED BY DOMESTIC POLITICAL TURMOIL & ECONOMIC DOWNTURN: WHERE DOES MALAYSIA STAND?
    38. DW News, 17 January 2020 – 调查显示:东南亚国家对中国崛起心存警戒
    39. BBC Chinese, 17 January 2020 – 期待打通中国在印度洋门户,习近平开启缅甸之行
    40. Asiaone, 17 January 2020 – 5G: Southeast Asia favours Samsung, unsure of Chinese tech brands
    41. Myanmar Times, 17 January 2020 – Myanmar favours China over US, survey shows
    42. DW News, 17 January 2020 – 调查称六成东南亚人不信任中国 5G建设三星支持度远超华为
    43. Vietnam Plus, 17 January 2020 – 新加坡东南亚研究院:2020年东南亚面临三大安全问题
    44. Vietnam Plus, 16 January 2020 – 越通社简讯2020.1.16
    45. TODAY, 16 January 2020 – Japan may be Asean’s best friend amid US-China rivalry: Survey
    46. Free Radio Asia, 16 January 2020 – SE Asia Survey Shows Narrow Preference for United States amid US-China Rivalry
    47. Free Radio Asia, 16 January 2020 – China President Xi’s Visit to Myanmar Raises Economic Hopes, Political Concerns
    48. Reuters, 16 January 2020 – China’s growing influence rattles Southeast Asia as U.S. retreats, survey shows
    49. The Jakarta Post, 16 January 2020 – Southeast Asians worried by super­power rivalry: Survey
    50. Nikkei Asian Review, 16 January 2020 – 7 of 10 ASEAN members favor China over US: survey
    51. South China Morning Post, 16 January 2020 – Southeast Asia unsure of the value of Asean, poll by Singapore think tank shows
    52. South China Morning Post, 16 January 2020 – 5G: Why is Samsung cool, Chinese tech brands cold and US brands domineering?
    53. South China Morning Post, 16 January 2020 – Southeast Asia’s anxiety and disillusionment with US and China deepen: poll by Singapore think tank
    54. The Australian, 16 January 2020 – Australian universities top choice for Cambodians, Laotians
    55. The Australian, 16 January 2020 – ASEAN states lose faith in US ability to counter China
    56. Free Malaysia Today, 16 January 2020 – Over 50% of Malaysians in survey say ‘no’ to resettling Rohingya here
    57. Malay Mail, 16 January 2020 – Survey: For Malaysians, China still more influential than US in South-east Asia
    58. Malay Mail, 16 January 2020 – Most Malaysians unwilling to accept resettlement of displaced Rohingyas, survey shows
    59. Benar News, 16 January 2020 – SE Asia Survey Shows Narrow Preference for United States amid US-China Rivalry
    60. Vietnam News Agency, 16 January 2020 – Bản tin thời sự 18h ngày 16/01/2020 (Time – 31:32)
    61. Bao Tin Tuc, 16 January 2020 – Southeast Asia’s three most pressing security concerns
    62. Vietnam Plus, 16 January 2020 – Southeast Asia’s three most pressing security concerns in 2020
    63. The Straits Times, 16 January 2020 – Asean divided on Rohingya crisis: Poll
    64. The Straits Times, 16 January 2020 – Many not sold on Beijing’s new stance on Belt and Road Initiative: Survey
    65. Lianhe Zaobao, 16 January 2020 – 东南亚国家怎么看待中国的崛起——一份针对亚细安10国官员、商界与学界人士做的详细调查报告
    66. Lianhe Zaobao, 16 January 2020 –《东南亚态势:2020》调查报告:中国本区域影响力扩大超越美国