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.
Southeast Asia During COVID-19
Fighting on two fronts: the women facing conflict and COVID-19 in Rakhine state
about 7 days ago
Women in Rakhine state are doubly jeopardised when the threat of COVID-19 intersects with war.
Does Singapore need mandatory contact tracing apps?
about 1 week ago
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.
Myanmar’s economic relief plan risks excluding vulnerable populations
about 2 weeks ago
Who gets to be categorized as vulnerable and receive much-needed economic assistance?
The Singapore Bureau: lessons from Asia’s first early warning system for epidemic diseases
about 3 weeks ago
History lessons on epidemic disease monitoring systems from the League of Nations' Singapore Bureau.
Myanmar military increases coronavirus risk and threatens peace in ethnic minority communities
about 4 weeks ago
Military interventions are preventing essential medical aid and health workers from reaching people.
“SOUTHEAST ASIA IN A TIME OF CORONAVIRUS” SERIES
Economic disasters have a history of bringing down governments in Indonesia; COVID-19 impacts hardest on the disadvantaged in an already fragile system.
Fears of escalating repressions are growing as the state of emergency laws are used to arrest opposition affiliates and a journalist.
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.