How were Indonesians’ enjoyment of political, economic, and social rights have been affected by the multiple crises of 2020?
Past US government policies towards Myanmar have been idealistic and flawed by partisan diplomacy.
America’s overlapping strategic interests concerning the South China Sea necessitate diplomatic engagement with ASEAN.
Beyond future statehood, supporting the Palestinian right of self-determination should acknowledge they are best placed to shape their future.
The delicate balancing of labour across the home, workplace and union is no small burden.
COVID-19 interrupted a boom for Indonesian cinema: their rate of recovery may be a bellwether for other sectors.
Local media are failing to supervise regional Indonesia, with many relying on government PR budgets or politicians’ fresh cash.
Conventional wisdom supports an incumbent win, but will GPS face any serious opposition as they take state nationalism to the polls?
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The kitchen has become a centre of social solidarity from which women are making invaluable contributions to the COVID-response.
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
Land reclamation initiatives seek to side-step national regimes which had previously constrained the autonomy of local governments.
Ross Tapsell reviews a new book on Malaysian politics ahead of the ANU Malaysia Update 2020 “Alternative Visions for Malaysia”.
The return of student protests and the government’s response have are reminiscent of the era of authoritarian rule
Trade unions and human rights groups believe the law is in fact no more than an attempt by the nation’s oligarchs to roll back political reform.
Stay at home orders are opening up opportunities for critical thinking and teaching on history.
Data analysis strongly suggests correlations between COVID-19 and the commission of political violence, but the causal mechanisms driving these trends are less clear.
Will the current push for amendments lead to a fairer and more participatory constitution?
Modern techniques to block online criticism of Thailand's monarchy are paired with the familiar stirring of royalist-nationalist sentiment.
In the Philippines, local governments are stepping up to cover gaps in national public health and welfare infrastructure.
What exactly was the relationship between the real Tan Malaka and his fictional alter ego?
Thai laws oblige ISPs to relinquish identifying data to authorities during criminal investigations.
Even years later, if I told a Jakarta taxi driver I used to teach at Satya Wacana, their face would light up: “Arief Budiman, very good!”
Dr Teresa Melgar draws on her comparative research in Brazil and the Philippines to help us understand the potential of engaging citizens fully in political processes.