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  • Counting Migrant Workers in Malaysia: A Needlessly Persisting Conundrum 

    Hwok-Aun, Lee; Leng, Khor Yu (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-04-25)
    FELDA settlers, most of whom are ethnic Malays, have generally been strong BN supporters in past elections; a trend that analysts believe continues until the present day. Indeed, FELDA’s long history of establishing self-contained settlements, accompanied ...
  • ASEAN in Australia’s Indo-Pacific Outlook 

    Ha, Hoang Thi (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-04-20)
    This article aims to locate the place of ASEAN in Australia’s Indo-Pacific outlook, by dissecting Australia’s defense and foreign policy formulations, its strategic interests vis-à-vis ASEAN, and the outcomes of the AASS. It argues that Australia’s ...
  • Territorial Complementarities or Competition for FDI? Johor, Singapore and the Oil and Gas Sector 

    Diez, Javier Revilla (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-04-19)
    The objective of this Perspective is twofold. First, it presents an analysis of the role of foreign direct investment in helping Singapore evolve into one of the world leading oil trading and refinery hubs; and second, it discusses Johor’s ambitious ...
  • Household Income Growth since GE13: Implications for GE14 

    Lee, Cassey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-04-16)
    This paper examines the changes in household income levels in the 222 parliamentary constituencies in Malaysia during the period 2014-2016. More specifically, evidence is sought on whether households in constituencies that have voted for political ...

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