Thank you very much to everybody for coming here. Thank you very much to Lia Sciortino and SEA Junction for organizing this forum.
“It’s having sex, not making love, so we’re afraid that’s it’s temporary” this sentence
There has been a great transformation in the post-authoritarian era of Indonesian political life. Since the fall of Soeharto’s presidency in 1998
Blog about panel discussion held at SEA Junction on 11 September 2018 by AJAR
Bangkok is famously known among tourists for its street food. Yet in an attempt to clear some tourist-congested areas
As democracy experiences a global decline, and Southeast Asia oscillates between authoritarian endurance and democratic rollback, civil society in the region is facing a bleak future.
Families moved to distant, poorly equipped resettlement areas to make way for railways in the Philippines. Villagers still dealing with the loss of access to livelihood resources decades after dam construction in Thailand.
Waiting, perhaps for something, perhaps for nothing much, perhaps tomorrow, or perhaps never. Being in a permanent state of uncertainty may well be what life is for many urban asylum seekers in Bangkok and other cities in Southeast Asia.
Article by Johanna Son originally published in The Bangkok Post on 26 March 2018 In Asean’s search for a role in the maze that is the political and humanitarian disaster unfolding from Myanmar’s Rakhine crisis, it is finding that some paths are closed off, a few remain passable despite barriers — and others are clear…
There is much talk in Southeast Asia about the rise of authoritarianism and the retrenchment of democracyhere intended not only as an electoral system, but most importantly as a governance structure that trusts in the impartial rule of law, encourages stakeholders’ participation in decision-making, respects alternative views and provides protection for minority interests.