Tag: Southeast Asia

22. Jun 2020

What’s Past Is Prologue – The Geopolitical Significance of Covid-19 for Southeast Asia


Ann Maire Murphy, Seton Hall University.

As countries begin to reopen during the Covid-19 pandemic, strategic analysts are debating its impact on the future of geopolitics. Some contend that the pandemic could reshape the global order, accelerating China’s rise to international leadership while hastening the decline of the United States.

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28. Jun 2009

A visit to Malaysia’s only (legal) casino

corruption, InFocus, Malaysia

Anya Palm 
Malaysia’s only casino, Casino de Genting at Genting Highlands Resort, is for high rollers. For the filthy rich and for the middle men. And for those with dirty money that needs washing.

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5. Mar 2009

Europe and the suffering people of Burma/Myanmar

development, InFocus, minorities, policy

Timo Kivimäki,
Senior Researcher
NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

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19. Dec 2008

Towards a better understanding

InFocus, Islam, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore

Timo Kivimäki, Senior Researcher, NIAS and Gerald Jackson, Editor in Chief, NIAS Press

In the West, Islam is often presented in a very simplified manner (much as the West is interpreted in simplified terms in many parts of the Islamic world). This is no surprise but in fact is typical in situations where there is tension between two parties.

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19. Jun 2008

The Return of the Asian Food Crisis – What is happening and why?

agriculture, InFocus

Magnus Jirström
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University.

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13. Feb 2008

Timor Leste: ‘when the crisis is over…’


Maj Nygaard-Christensen
PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Århus

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