ISEAS Trends in Southeast Asia


  • “Building a sailboat in a storm”: The Evolution of COVAX in 2021 and Its Impact on Supplies to Southeast Asia’s Six Lower-Income Economies 

    Zaini, Khairulanwar (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2022-02-15)
    As it became increasingly evident that vaccines would be central to the recovery from the global pandemic, the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) Facility was created to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially for poorer countries. ...
  • Communicating COVID-19 effectively in Malaysia : Challenges and Recommendations 

    Rahman, Serina (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2022-01-30)
    Malaysia was initially lauded for its ability to combat the first few waves of COVID-19 but infection spikes since the Sabah state elections in September 2020 and subsequent exponential increases in both infections and deaths in 2021 left the nation ...
  • Communicating COVID-19 effectively in Malaysia: challenges and recommendations 

    Rahman, Serina (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2022-01-15)
    This paper will attempt to assess the extent to which the government’s communication strategies have been effective, and determine the factors driving these strategies. This is especially important given the evolving COVID-19 situation and the ever-present ...
  • SME responses to climate change in Southeast Asia 

    Schaper, Michael T. (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2022-01-15)
    Climate change is not only one of the great challenges of this century for governments and individuals; it is also a major issue for the millions of micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) that exist across Southeast Asia. The current level ...

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