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Trends in Southeast Asia





Trends in Southeast Asia is a monograph series published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS).

Trends in Southeast Asia 2018

#01: Logistics Development in ASEAN: Complex Challenges Ahead
#02: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia in Johor: New Party, Big Responsibility
#03: GE-14 in Johor: The Fall of the Fortress?
#04: EduCity, Johor: A Promising Project with Multiple Challenges to Overcome
#05: Accidental and Intentional Exporters: Comparing Indonesian and Malaysian MSMEs

Trends in Southeast Asia 2017

#01: Johor Remains the Bastion of Kaum Tua
#02: Investigating the Popularity of Surabaya’s Mayor Tri Rismaharini
#03: Johor’s Forest City Faces Critical Challenges
#04: The Emergence of Pork-Barrel Politics in Parliamentary Myanmar
#05: The Natunas: Territorial Integrity in the Forefront of Indonesia–China Relations
#06: Old Stereotypes, New Convictions: Pribumi Perceptions of Ethnic Chinese in
        Indonesia Today
#07: The Traditionalist Response to Wahhabi-Salafism in Batam
#08: Rowing Against the Tide? Batam’s Economic Fortunes in Today’s Indonesia
#09: Parti Amanah Negara in Johor: Birth, Challenges and Prospects
#10: The Indonesia National Survey Project: Economy, Society and Politics
#11: Speculating on World-Class Transportation Infrastructure in Ho Chi Minh City
#12: Beneath the Veneer: The Political Economy of Housing in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor
#13: The Peace Process and Civil–Military Relations During the NLD Administration’s
        First Year
#14: The Rising Politics of Indigeneity in Southeast Asia
#15: The Growing “Strategic Partnership” between Indonesia and China Faces Difficult
#16: The Political Economy of Chinese Investment in Cambodia
#17: The Central Role of Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command in the Post-
       Counter-insurgency Period
#18: Harnessing the Potential of the Indonesian Diaspora
#19: Malaysia’s Electoral Process: The Methods and Costs of Perpetuating UMNO Rule
#20: The 2017 Johor Survey: Selected Findings
#21: Parties in the Periphery: Organizational Dilemmas in Indonesia's Kepri Province
#22: Malaysia's Bumiputera Preferential Regime and Transformation Agenda: Modified
       Programmes, Unchanged System.
#23: Legislation on Underwater Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asia: Evolution and

Trends in Southeast Asia 2016

#01: Making Sense of the Election Results in Myanmar’s Rakhine and Shan States
#02: Middle Eastern Influences on Islamist Organizations in Malaysia: The Cases of
       ISMA, IRF and HTM
#03: Can Myanmar’s NLD Government Undo the Gordian Knot of Federalism and
#04: Myanmar’s Foreign Policy under President U Thein Sein: Non-aligned and Diversified
#05: The State of Local Politics in Indonesia: Survey Evidence from Three Cities
#06: China’s One Belt One Road: An Overview of the Debate
#07: Thailand’s Hyper-royalism: Its Past Success and Present Predicament
#08: Rural Thailand: Change and Continuit
#09: The Extensive Salafization of Malaysian Islam
#10: Bipolarity and the Future of the Security Order in East Asia
#11: The Red Shirts and Their Democratic Struggle in Northern Thailand, April 2010 to
       May 2015
#12: Understanding Jokowi's Foreign Policy
#13: Is a New Entrepreneurial Generation Emerging in Indonesia?
#14: Learning Diplomacy: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam Diplomats in ASEAN
#15: The Geopolitics of Xi Jinping’s Chinese Dream: Problems and Prospects
#16: The Johor Sultanate: Rise or Re-emergence?
#17: New Context of Vietnam’s National Security Challenges

Trends in Southeast Asia 2015

#01: China's Quest for Energy in Southeast Asia: Impact and Implications.
#02: The Armed Forces in Myanmar Politics: A Terminating Role?
#03: China's New Maritime Silk Road: Implications and Opportunities for Southeast Asia.
#04: Explaining China's 2+7 Initiative Towards ASEAN.
#05: Islamization Policy and Islamic Bureaucracy in Malaysia.
#06: Vietnam's Alliance Politics in the South China Sea
#07: Chinese Engagement in Laos: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future
#08: Strategic Possibilities and Limitations for Abe's Japan in Southeast Asia
#09: Managing Migration in Myanmar and Thailand: Economic Reforms, Policies,
       Practices and Challenges
#10: The Politics of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
#11: Democracy Thwarted: The Crisis of Political Authority in Thailand
#12: Yunnanese Chinese in Myanmar: Past and Present
#13: Crown Property Bureau in Thailand and Its Role in Political Economy
#14: Indonesia-China Energy and Mineral Ties Broaden
#15: Establishing Contemporary Chinese Life in Myanmar
#16: Chinese Investment and Myanmar's Shifting Political Landscape
#17: Retired Military Officers In Myanmar's Parliament: An Emerging Legislative Force?
#18: The Foreign Press’ Changing Perceptions Of Thailand's Monarchy
#19: Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia in 2014: The Political Economy of Discontent
#20: Thailand’s Post-Coup Relations with China and America: More Beijing, Less
#21: The Politics of the United States-China-Vietnam Triangle in the 21st Century

Trends in Southeast Asia 2014

#01: China's Economic Engagement With Southeast Asia: Malaysia.
#02: The Political Economy of RCEP & TPP Agreements: An ASEAN
#03: New Chinese Migration and Capital in Cambodia.
#04: Reforms will Determine Degree of Vietnam's Dependence on
#05: Vietnam: Straddling Southeast Asia's Divide.
#06: The South China Sea and China-ASEAN Relations.
#07: China's Economic Engagement With Southeast Asia: Singapore.
#08: Johor Survey: Attitudes Towards Governance and Economy,
       Iskandar Malaysia, and Singapore.
#09: Establishing Infrastructure Projects: Priorities for Myanmar's
       Industrial Development - Part I: The Role of the Private Sector.
#10: Establishing Infrastructure Projects: Priorities for Myanmar's
       Industrial Development - Part II: The Role of the State.

Trends in Southeast Asia 2013

#01: China's Economic Engagement with Southeast Asia: Thailand.
#02: Political Islam and Islamist Politics in Malaysia.
#03: China's Economic Engagement with Southeast Asia: Indonesia.
#04: More Change Awaits Vietnam's Political Economy.

Michael Richardson, Asia's Middle East Oil Dependence: Chokepoints on a Vital Maritime Supply Line, March 2007

Michael Richardson, Maritime-related Terrorism: Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, What Next From the International Jihadist Network? November 2006

Sheng Lijun, The U.S. Factor in China's ASEAN Policy, June 2006

ISEAS Energy Forum - Global Energy Security: Competition or Cooperation? June 2006

Seminar on Regional Integration in Europe and Southeast Asia, June 2006

Sheng Lijun, China's Influence in Southeast Asia, April 2006

Michael Richardson, The Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI): An Assessment of its Strengths & Weaknesses, With Some Proposals for Shaping its Future, March 2006

APEC Seminar 2005: Focus and Challenges Ahead, February 2006

Symposium on Trade Issues in Southeast Asia and East Asia, January 2006

Roundtable on Singapore-Malaysia Relations: Mending Fences and Making Good Neighbours, 2005

Guo Xinning, Anti-Terrorism, Maritime Security, and ASEAN-China Cooperation: A Chinese Perspective, 2005

Jiang Shuxian and Sheng Lijun, The Communist Party of China and Political Parties in Southeast Asia, 2005

Verghese Mathews, Cambodia - Wasted Time and Lost Opportunities, 2005

Michael Richardson, Bird Flu and Bio-Security: Is the World A Dead Duck? 2005 (ISEAS Briefing Paper on the Threat of an Influenza Pandemic)

The ISEAS Forum on Water Issues in Southeast Asia, 2005

Conferencing on Strengthening the Korea-ASEAN Relationship, 2005 (Report written by Chang Chiou Yi and Ng Boon Yian).

Ooi Kee Beng, Ghosts of Compromises Past-Malaysia and the Limits of Change, 2005

Sree Kumar and Sharon Siddique, Research Note: Repositioning Perak - A Case Study, 2005

Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Thai Politics After the 6 February 2005 General Election, 2005

Sri Adiningsih, Indonesia's Macroeconomy and the Tsunami Disaster, 2005

Kurt M Campbell, Robyn Lim, Wang Jisi and K Shankar Bajpai, Regional Outlook Forum 2005: GeostrategicTrends in Asia, 2005

Bruce Hoffman, Rohan K Gunaratna and Sidney Jones, Regional Outlook Forum 2005: Terrorism - International and Regional Dimensions, 2005

Khairy Jamaluddin, Robert H Taylor and Carlyle A Thayer, Regional Outlook Forum 2005: Political Outlook for Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam, 2005

Gareth Evans, Regional Outlook Forum 2005, Keynote Address, Global and Regional Security: Our Shared Responsibility, 2005

Seok-young Choi, Regionalism and Open Regionalism in the APEC Region, 2004

Haji Maarof bin Haji Salleh and Noorashikin Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's 2004 General Elections: An Assessment, 2004.

Toshio Watanabe, K. Kesavapany and J. Soedradjad Djiwandono, Future Development of the East Asia Region: ASEAN-Japan Dialogue, 2004

WTO Issues

Barry Desker, The WTO After Cancun: The Challenge to Multilateralism, 2004

Margaret Liang, The Real Politik of Multilateral Trade Negotiations: From Uruguay to Cancun, 2004

Barry Desker and Margaret Liang, Trade Facilitation: The Road Ahead, 2003


Daljit Singh, Iraq War and Asia-Pacific Security, 2004

Rodolfo C. Severino, Towards and ASEAN Security Community, 2004

Rizal Mallarangeng, Khoo Boo Teik, Ho Khai Leong, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Robert H. Taylor and Tim Huxley, Political and Security Outlook 2004: Political Change in Southeast Asia, 2004

Chan Heng Chee, U.S. Policy in Asia, 2004

Hadi Soesastro and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, The Outlook for Indonesian and Malaysian Economics 2004

Harry Harding, Yan Xuetong and G. Parthasarathy, Political and Security Outlook 2004: Asian Geostrategic Trends, 2004

Michael Richardson and P. Mukundan, Political and Security Outlook 2004: Maritime Terrorism and Piracy, 2004

Rohan K. Gunaratna and Sidney Jones, Political and Security Outlook: The Threat of Terrorism in 2004 - What to Expect? 2004

Piamsak Milintachinda, Mario Artaza and David Parsons, APEC 2003 Outcomes and Outlook for 2004 - What it Means for the Region, 2004

Chandra Muzaffar, Malaysian Politics: The Emerging Scenario Under Abdullah Badawi, 2003

Cassey Lee, Implementing Competition Policy in Malaysia, 2003

T. J. Pempel, The Changing Character of Japan's Economic Linkages with Southeast Asia, 2003

Surin Pitsuwan, Zainah Anwar, Hussin Mutalib, Bernard T. Adeney-Risakotta, Perspectives on Doctrinal and Strategic Implications of Global Islam, PART II, Southeast Asia Post-September 11: The Challenge of Political Islam, 2003

Yaacob Ibrahim, Peter Riddell, Shad Saleem Faruqi and Sharon Siddique, Perspectives on Doctrinal and Strategic Implications of Global Islam, PART I, Global Islam: Doctrinal and Strategic Implications, 2003

Michael Vatikiotis and Chin Kin Wah, The Geopolitical Situation in East and Southeast Asia, 2003

Dewi Fortuna Anwar and Harold Crouch, Indonesia: Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics, 2003

Rehman Rashid and James Wong Wing-On, Malaysia in Transition: The Battle for the Malay Mind, 2003

Mohd Shafie Apdal and Carlyle A. Thayer, Security, Political Terrorism and Militant Islam in Southeast Asia, 2003

Kyaw Yin Hlaing and David Koh, Political Developments in Myanmar and Vietnam, 2003

Tommy Koh, Kristin Paulson, Jose Tongzon and Vikram Khanna, US-Singapore FTA: Implications and Prospects, 2003

Zainah Anwar and Ulil Abshar-Abdalla, Political and Security Outlook 2003: Islam - The Challenge from Extremist Interpretations, 2003

Rohan K. Gunaratna, Political and Security Outlook 2003: Terrorism in Southeast Asia, What to Expect, 2003

Hadi Soesastro, Mahani Zainal Abidin, Somchai Jitsuchon, Regional Economic Outlook 2003: Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, 2003

Richard H. Solomon and Yang Jiemian, Political and Security Outlook 2003: Asian Geostrategic Trends, 2003

Daljit Singh, The Post-September 11 Geostrategic Landscape and Southeast Asian Response to the Threat of Terrorism, 2002

Farish A. Noor, PAS post-Fadzil Noor: Future Directions and Prospects, 2002

Harold Crouch, The Key Determinants of Indonesia's Political Future, 2002

Anthony L. Smith, Recent Developments in Southeast Asia, 2002

Hadar N. Gumay, Shamsul A.B., Temario C. Rivera, Kullada Kesboonchoo Mead, Assessing Democratic Evolution in Southeast Asia, 2002

Zainal Aznam Yusof and Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Regional Economic Outlook 2002: Malaysia and Thailand, 2002

Supachai Panitchpakdi, Wang Gungwu, Paul M. Evans, Ernesto M. Pernia, Outlook for China and the Region, 2002

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Hadi Soesastro, Outlook for Indonesia, 2002

Harold Crouch, Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid, Carmen A. Abubakar and Yang Razali Kassim, Islam in Southeast Asia: Analyzing Recent Developments, 2002

Anthony L. Smith, What the Recent Terror Attacks Mean for Indonesia, 2001

Derek da Cunha, Tan See Seng, K S Nathan, Farish A Noor, Regional Political and Security Implications of the Terror Attacks in the United States, 2001

K. S. Nathan, Economic Slowdown and Domestic Politics: Malaysia Boleh? 2001.

Thaksin Shinawatra, Rethinking Recovery, 2001

Surin Pitsuwan, Future Directions for ASEAN, 2001

Tan Sri Musa Hitam, Islam and State in Malaysia, 2001

Sheng Lijun, A New U.S. Asia Policy?: Air Collision, Arms Sales and China-U.S. Relations, 2001

Djoko Hartono and David Ehrmann, The Indonesian Economic Crisis and Impact on Educational Enrolment and Quality, 2001

Ade Komarudin, Ali Masykur Musa, Alvin Lie, Irwan Prayitno and
Pramono Anung, Trends in Indonesia: Visions for Indonesia's Future, 2001

M. R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra and Kitti Limskul, Thailand After The Election: Politics and Economics, 2001

Hadi Soesastro, Mahani Zainal Abidin and Chalongphob Sussangkarn, The Regional Economic Outlook in 2001: Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, 2001

Abdul Aziz and Michael Leifer, Political and Governance Challenges in Southeast Asia: Outlook 2001

Ali Alatas, "ASEAN Plus Three" Equals Peace Plus Prosperity, 2001

Jose Ramos-Horta, East Timor and the Region, 2001

Mochtar Buchori and Cornelis Lay, Assessing Current Political Developments in Indonesia, 2000

Mohammad Sadli, Restoring Investor Confidence in Indonesia, 2000

Sheng Lijun, Taiwan's New President and Cross-Strait Relations, 2000

Tin Maung Maung Than, Myanmar: The Dilemma of Stalled Reforms, 2000

John Funston, Election Fervour: Political Contest in Thailand and Malaysia, 2000

Mohamed Ariff and Azidin Wan Abdul Kadir, The Near-Term Outlook for the Malaysian Economy, 2000

Ahn Choong Yong, Korea's Economic Outlook in 2000: Recovery and Future Restructuring, 2000

C.P.F. Luhulima, Scope of ASEAN's Security Framework for the 21st Century, 2000

John Funston, ASEAN and the Principle of Non-Intervention - Practice and Prospects, 2000

Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Thailand: Toward a Sustainable Recovery, 2000

Agus Widjojo and Bambang Harymurti, Understanding Political Change and the role of the military in Post Suharto Indonesia, 2000

Michael Leifer, The Political and Security Outlook for Southeast Asia, 2000

Zakaria Haji Ahmad, Khoo Kay Kim, K S Nathan, Hari Singh, Meredith Weiss and John Funston, Trends in Malaysia: Election Assessment, 2000

Sheng Lijun, How China is Going to Respond to Lee Teng-Hui's "Two States" Theory, 1999

Mahani Zainal Abidin and Zakaria Haji Ahmad, The Financial Crisis in Malaysia: The Economic and Political Consequences, 1999

David K. Linnan, Indonesian Bankruptcy Policy & Reform: Reconciling Efficiency and Economic Nationalism, 1999

John Funston, Malaysia/Thailand, A Mid-Year Review: Contrasting Political Trajectories, 1999

James Cotton, Peacekeeping in East Timor: an Australian perspective, 2001

Leo Suryadinata, The Ethnic Chinese Issue and National Integration Indonesia, 2001

Marzuki Darusman, SH, Indonesia in Transition, 1999


Source: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore