Humanitarian work without the recognition of the CDM will provoke public distrust and rejection.
These events are heavily political in the distinctively clientelistic sense that dominates in Indonesia.
Online and social media shows that several political parties are actively involved in the vaccination program.
"I saw for the first time that Buddhist philosophy was connected to daily struggles and politics at a very fundamental level."
Southeast Asian citizens are not providing carte blanche to their governments to wind back civil liberties and political rights.
...creating spaces for civil society should be integral to post-pandemic recovery and reconstruction plans.
Incorporating women's experiences and skills would improve pandemic responses.
Survey data points to a certain fragility in FPI’s support, but the longer-term consequences of banning of FPI may be a greater cause for concern.
How do ordinary Filipinos make sense of their experiences of disinformation during elections?
Has the coup has brought these groups closer together or deepened disunity, and reduced the likelihood of the formation of the federal army?
Large COVID outbreaks in prisons are only a part of a bigger problem in terms of the state overlooking the welfare of prisoners.
Losing these key Parliamentary functions has exacerbated the lack of “checks and balances”
Women of different ages and social backgrounds have been at the heart of the Myanmar protests, giving the women's movement unprecedented visibility.
Despite the seeming incredulity of the military and USDP’s claims of fraud, there is reason to take the Tatmadaw’s insistence on the legitimacy of its constitutional claims seriously.
Focusing on the actors shows that despite government and lobbyists’ claims about representing small players, their actions more support already dominant big business.
A new report analyses debates around social cohesion and a failed proposal for a National Harmony Commission in Malaysia in light of Pakatan Harapan's collapse
The return of student protests and the government’s response have are reminiscent of the era of authoritarian rule
In 2020 the role of the Union Election Commission and election monitoring seems increasingly politicised.
Islamists continue to mobilise based on political considerations rather than science and public health concerns.
Hydropower dams in Cambodia generate extensive processes of commodification and extraction, feeding the country’s vast shadow economy.
Sango Mahanty explains how mega infrastructure projects such as hydropower are dramatically transforming nature and society in our region.
Our knowledge of Asia, our learning, our relationships and our expertise have been under fire for the last 20 years.
"Can Indonesia have food security without security?" Colum Graham looks at who really benefits from the government’s recent measures to address Indonesia’s food crisis.
From Timor-Leste, 'this is not a friendly letter. You’re like the black storm clouds that block us from seeing the moon.' Dadolin Murak reflects on what humanity might learn from the challenges we are facing.