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In The News: "State of Southeast Asia: 2019" Survey

The "State of Southeast Asia: 2019” survey was conducted by the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute between 18 November and 5 December 2018.  The survey assessed the views of over 1,000 Southeast Asians on the region’s strategic and economic situation in 2019, as well as views on major power engagement in the region

To read the report, click here for ASEANFocus Issue 1/2019. 

Media Coverage:
  1. The Jakarta Post, 18 January 2019 - Dealing with China’s deficit of trust with neighbors
  2. Business Standard, 17 January 2019 - 70 per cent of organisations in Southeast Asia worries about Belt and Road Initiative
  3. Radio Free Asia, 15 January 2019 - China's Belt And Road Initiative Faces Obstacles in 2019
  4. Radio France Internationale, 15 January 2019 - Chiến hạm Mỹ qua Hoàng Sa : Hà Nội tranh thủ nhưng vẫn ngại Bắc Kinh (US vessel’s passage through Hoang Sa (Paracel) waters: Hanoi taking advantage of the incident but still afraid of Beijing)
  5. The Voice Weekly Journal, 14 January 2019 - ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ရိွ ဘဂၤါလီအက်ပ္အတည္းႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ အာဆီယံ၏ ဝင္ေရာက္မစြက္ဖက္ေရးမူကို ေဝဖန္ (ASEAN’s non-interference policy regarding the Bengali issue in Rakhine State criticised)
  6. Voice of America, 14 January 2019 - VN chọc giận Bắc Kinh bằng ‘tự do hàng hải’ của Mỹ trên Biển Đông (Vietnam angers Beijing with the US “freedom of navigation exercise” in South China Sea)
  7. Breitbart, 14 January 2019 - Navy: Top U.S. Admiral Travels to China for ‘Risk Reduction’ Talks
  8. South China Morning Post, 14 January 2019 - Vietnam risks Beijing’s ire as it uses US freedom of navigation exercise to stake its claim in South China Sea
  9. Ejinsight, 14 January 2019 - China’s Sisyphean efforts to win trust
  10. Nation TV, 12 January 2019 (in Thai) - บทวิเคราะห์ - อาเซียนไว้ใจ "ญี่ปุ่น" มากกว่า สหรัฐฯ-จีน
  11. Borneo Bulletin, 12 January 2019 - Bruneians bullish on economic outlook: Survey
  12. The Manila Times, 10 January 2019 - China’s charm offensive falling flat in SE Asia
  13. China Digital Times, 10 January 2019 - China’s 1MDB Bailout Offer Raises BRI Concerns
  14. Epoch Times, 10 January 2019 - “逢九必乱”?中共开年不利 危机重重
  15. ID, 10 January 2019 - Saat Cina dan Amerika Berebut Pengaruh di Asia Tenggara
  16. Voice of America, 9 January 2019 - 美中爭雄東南亞國家擔心成為角鬥場 (US-China tensions concern Southeast Asian countries over the region becoming an arena of major power competition)
  17. Newskills, 9 January 2019 - Efforts Made by Trump Administration to Win Asian Countries Goes in Vain 
  18. Khmer Times, 9 January 2019 - Cambodian view of the region
  19. South China Morning Post, 9 January 2019 - US-China Trade War Divides Southeast Asia, Belt And Road Fears Unite It: Survey
  20. CNBC, 9 January 2019 - The US is trying to woo back Asian countries, but those efforts aren't yet paying off
  21. The Online Citizen, 9 January 2019 - Are ‘authoritarian’ governments ‘backing’ each other up?
  22. The Straits Times, 8 January 2019 - S-E Asia views China's rise with caution: Survey
  23. The Business Times, 8 January 2019 - Most South-east Asians wary of China's regional rise: Survey
  24. Lianhe Zaobao, 8 January 2019 - 调查:近七成亚细安政商学界 认为中美在本区“势必冲突”
  25. The Bangkok Post, 8 January 2019 - Waiting for a more proactive Asean 
  26. VN, 8 January 2019 - Đông Nam Á nghi ngại Trung Quốc, e dè Mỹ (Southeast Asia cautious of China, shying away from America)
  27. TODAY, 7 January 2019 - China is most influential in Southeast Asia, but has little trust: Iseas survey
  28. TODAY, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt and Road project, skeptical of U.S.: survey
  29. Lianhe Zaobao, 7 January 2019 - 近七成东南亚企业与机构专家担忧中美在区域“势必发生冲突”
  30. Lianhe Zaobao, 7 January 2019 - 七成东南亚国家企业与机构担忧参与“一带一路” 怕承担巨债
  31. Reuters, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt and Road project, skeptical of U.S.: survey
  32. Nikkei Asian Review, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asians feel caught in US-China fight for hegemony
  33. Asian Correspondent, 7 January 2019 - Belt and Nope: Southeast Asia doesn’t trust China
  34. The Jakarta Post, 7 January 2019 - China’s rise met with distrust, survey says
  35. The Jakarta Post, 7 January 2019 - ASEAN more positive about economic outlook: Survey
  36. South China Morning Post, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia has major doubts about US reliability in the region, but still wary of China: survey
  37. Taiwan News, 7 January 2019 - 70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative
  38. Yahoo News, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt and Road project, skeptical of U.S.: survey
  39. Asia Times, 7 January 2019 - SEAsia wary of China’s BRI, skeptical of US, survey shows
  40. ASEAN Post, 7 January 2019 - ASEAN: Outlook for 2019 Part 2
  41. Al Jazeera, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia wary on China, Belt and Road initiative: Survey
  42. Malaysian Insight, 7 January 2019 - Southeast Asia grows increasingly wary of China’s Belt and Road plan
  43. Zing.VN, 7 January 2019 - Người Đông Nam Á tin Nhật Bản hơn Mỹ và Trung Quốc (Southeast Asians trust Japan more than the US and China)
  44. Soha.VN, 7 January 2019 - Đông Nam Á được khuyên thận trọng khi đàm phán “Vành đai và Con đường” (Southeast Asians cautious in negotiating the Belt and Road Initiative)
  45. Sankei Shimbun, 7 January 2019 - 東南アジア諸国が最も信頼するのは「日本」 識者意識調査
  46. BBC News Tiếng Việt, 7 January 2019 - Đông Nam Á 'mất niềm tin vào Mỹ và cảnh giác với TQ' (Southeast Asia loses faith in the US but vigilant of China)
  47. Seithi, 7 January 2019 - தென்கிழக்காசியாவின் ஆகச் செல்வாக்குமிக்க நாடு சீனா : ISEAS ஆய்வு (China is most influential in Southeast Asia: ISEAS survey)
  48. Dat Viet, 6 January 2019 - Người Đông Nam Á lo ngại sáng kiến của ông Tập Cận Bình (Southeast Asians concerned about Xi’s initiative)
  49. Newpaper 24, 6 January 2019 - Southeast Asia has main doubts about US reliability within the area, however nonetheless cautious of China: survey