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Conference on “Malaysia’s GE-14 Missed Signs or Late Surge?” September 27-28

The results of Malaysia’s 14th General Elections held in May this year were unexpected and transformative. Against conventional wisdom, the newly-reconfigured opposition grouping Pakatan Harapan (PH) decisively defeated the incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN).
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An Analysis of Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under Jokowi

On the morning of Friday, 5 October 2018, Mr Meidyatama Suryodiningrat, the President Director of Antara National News Agency (LKBN Antara) spoke lucidly and candidly at a Regional Strategic and Political Studies (RSPS) Programme seminar.
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50th Anniversary Public Lecture: "Before Southeast Asia: Passages and Terrains" by Prof Wang Gungwu

The third and final public lecture to commemorate ISEAS’s 50th anniversary was delivered by Professor Wang Gungwu on 3 October 2018 at the Orchard Hotel.
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Seminar on "Stagnating Yields, Unyielding Profits: The Political Economy of Malaysia’s Rice Sector"

Rice has been deeply intertwined with Malaysia’s political economy. The staple crop has typically been a mainstay in political discussions in the run-ups to general elections, whether in terms of farm livelihoods, food availability, or citizens’ living costs. Following the Malaysian 14th General Election (GE-14)’s unprecedented results, public policies surrounding…
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