Women in Rakhine state are doubly jeopardised when the threat of COVID-19 intersects with war.
Technological solutions like TraceTogether will only work effectively to protect us from this and future pandemics when people believe it’s there to help them.
Who gets to be categorized as vulnerable and receive much-needed economic assistance?
History lessons on epidemic disease monitoring systems from the League of Nations' Singapore Bureau.
Military interventions are preventing essential medical aid and health workers from reaching people.
Peera Songkünnatham on the military's troubled response to COVID-19, and the King's absence
The success of large-scale social restrictions is heavily reliant on effective coordination.
Fears of escalating repressions are growing as the state of emergency laws are used to arrest opposition affiliates and a journalist.
While reports of central government mismanagement are widespread, local and regional officials are implementing sound strategies that account for limited resourcing.
Nick Cheesman talks to Sara Davies about her new book on the politics of disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia
Sara Davies joins us for a coronavirus pandemic special on New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to talk about health security and political sovereignty in Southeast Asia and beyond.
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.
Our new series looks at coronavirus in Southeast Asia through diverse lens, and invites authors and readers to reflect and speculate on what we can learn from this crisis and all it brings.
An ongoing crackdown on freedom of expression is impacting the access to essential information.
For centuries a cross roads of Asia, Myanmar has also suffered the attendant waves of epidemic and endemic disease.
Social distancing and travel bans won’t save Thailand from COVID-19 writes Anthony C. Kuster.