ISIS Focus


Voices From the Region

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The Race Against a Raging Virus

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The Crisis of our Time

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Policy Papers and Briefs


Countering COVID-19 anti-vaccination propaganda

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Budget 2021: a Quick Look

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The COVID-19 Infodemic in Malaysia: Scale, scope and policy responses

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Terrorism Landscape in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Malaysia’s Infodemic and Policy Response

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COVID-19 in Malaysia: Economic Impacts & Fiscal Responses

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Insights

1. ASEAN’s New Normal: Change and Continuity in Terrorism Landscape
ASEAN, CT/CVE, Terrorism

2. Behind the Text – Reaffirming ASEAN’s Spirit
ASEAN, ASEAN Summit, COVID-19, Diplomacy, Major Powers, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Vietnam

3. Budget 2021: Will Malaysia keep up with the Global Green Economy Transition?
COVID-19, Budget2021

4. 4 strategies to counter Covid-19 anti-vaccination propaganda
Anti-vaccine, COVID-19, Fake news, Misinformation, Public Health

5. Proper recognition will improve the lot of Pala’u community
COVID-19

6. COVID-19: Malaysia’s Role & Policy Response in Food Security
COVID-19, Food Security

7. The Sabah Crisis
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Malaysian Economy, Poverty, Sabah, Unemployment

8. The Covid infodemic: To err is human, to share is criminal?
COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Technology and Security

9. Make environment a security issue
COVID-19

10. The Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Malaysia
COVID-19, Cox Bazaar, Disinformation, Forced Migration, International Security, Malaysia, MCO, Non-Refoulement, Rakhine State, Refugees, Rohingya, Southeast Asia

11. Finding normalcy in uncertain times
COVID-19, Mental Health

12. What makes us Malaysian in the digital space?
COVID-19, Technology and Security, COVID-19, Digitalisation, National Integration

13. In Malaysia’s Covid “infodemic”, crime is all too easy
COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Technology and Security

14. Health diplomacy way to managing international affairs
COVID-19, Diplomacy, Foreign Relations, Health Diplomacy, International Security, Malaysia’s Foreign and Defence Policies

15. Disinformation and xenophobia target Malaysia’s Rohingya
COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Forced Migration, Malaysia, MCO, Misinformation, Non-Refoulement, Refugees, Rohingya, Southeast Asia

16. The need for gender-inclusive policies in a post-pandemic world
COVID-19, Gender, Women Economic Stimulus Package

17. More must be done to address Covid-19 infodemic
COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Technology and Security

18. COVID-19: The Real Wedding Crasher
COVID-19, Economy, Indonesia, Malaysia, Socio-Culture, Southeast Asia, Weddings

19. Onus on businesses to not depend fully on Penjana
COVID-19, Economy, Malaysia, Pandemic

20. We must draw the line with cyberbullying
Cyberbullying, Mental health, COVID-19, Gender based violence, Suicide

21. Building resilience, adaptability vital
COVID-19, Development, Globalisation, Institutions, Malaysia, Resilience, Sustainable Development

22. COVID-19 highlights the plight of Malaysia’s refugees
Asylum Seekers, COVID-19, Forced Migration, Malaysia, MCO, Non-Refoulement, Refugees, Rohingya, Southeast Asia

23. We’re already in a global recession: here’s what we can do
COVID-19, Fiscal Policy, Global Economy, Malaysian Economy

24. Digital surveillance: Privacy, data ecosystem and effectiveness
Contact Tracing, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Digital, Legal, Privacy, Public Health, Surveillance, Technology and Security

25. Effective Middle Powers in Asia Pacific
ASEAN, China, COVID-19, International Security, Middle Powers, Multilateralism, Regionalism, US

26. Malaysia’s slick politics of oil
COVID-19, Fiscal Policy, Malaysian Economy

27. State defiance lacks legal basis
Conditional MCO, Coronavirus, COVID-19

28. Dealing with COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia: Lessons from Negeri Jiran
COVID-19, Malaysia, Indonesia

29. Looking beyond digital trade boon
Coronavirus, COVID-19

30. No easy roads to take even for e-commerce amid Covid-19
Coronavirus, COVID-19

31. Malaysia shouldn’t use coronavirus as an excuse to reject Rohingya refugees
ASEAN, COVID-19, Cox Bazaar, Forced Migration, Malaysia, MCO, Non-Refoulement, Rakhine State, Refugees, Rohingya, Southeast Asia

32. Points for policymakers when tackling a crisis
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Democracy, Governance, National Integration

33. Covid-19: Is Indonesia a time bomb?
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economic, Foreign Workers, Indonesia, Malaysia, Malaysia-Indonesia relations, politics, Social

34. Has the Pandemic Accelerated the Growth of Technology?
Coronavirus, COVID-19

35. Managing inbound Rohingya: Malaysia’s longstanding refugee situation takes on added urgency during the pandemic
ASEAN, COVID-19, Cox Bazaar, Forced Migration, Malaysia, MCO, Non-Refoulement, Rakhine State, Refugees, Rohingya, Southeast Asia

36. Prioritising mental well-being in the time of Covid-19
Anxiety, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health Awareness, Mental Illness, Mental Resilience, Public Health, Stigma

37. On the Unemployed Frontline: Malaysia’s Youth and Covid-19
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Industrial Development, Malaysian Economy, Unemployment, Youth

38. Digital Trade: A Boon During the MCO and Beyond
Coronavirus, COVID-19

39. Expanding the Military’s Role?
Coronavirus, COVID-19

40. A Healthy Frame of Mind for National Security
Coronavirus, COVID-19

41. Media freedom and fake news during the time of COVID-19
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Free Speech, Media Freedom, Misinformation, Public Health

42. A Post-MCO Mental Health Landscape for Malaysia
Anxiety, COVID-19, Mental Health Awareness, Mental Illness, Mental Resilience, Public Health, Stigma

43. Health Insecurity and Its Impact on Refugees in Malaysia
Asylum Seekers, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Public Health, Refugees

44. Compliance: Too difficult of a pill to swallow?
Coronavirus, COVID-19

45. 2020: ASEAN’s Annus Horribilis
Coronavirus, COVID-19

46. Crisis Proofing Malaysia
Coronavirus, COVID-19

47. The economics of a coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus, COVID-19

48. Making the invisible visible: Faces of poverty in Malaysia
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Movement Control Order

49. Evaluating the BPN/BSH cash transfers in the ​Prihatin​ stimulus package
COVID-19, Fiscal Policy, Malaysian Economy, Poverty

50. Put refugees in national database
Asylum Seekers, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Public Health, Refugees

51. Malaysia’s Infodemic and Policy Response
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Public Health, Technology and Security

52. Logistics – the other front in the war on COVID-19
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Critical Industries, Food, Logistics, MCO, Military

53. Potential threats of technology amid the Covid-19 crisis
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Public Health, Surveillance, Technology and Security

54. Locked Down and Locked Up: Domestic Violence during the Pandemic
Coronavirus, COVID-19, MCO, Movement Control Order, Pandemic, Stay At Home

55. Preparing for a New Normal
Coronavirus, COVID-19

56. Covid-19 is a reminder of our relationship with Nature
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Environment

57. COVID-19 in Malaysia: Economic Impacts & Fiscal Responses
COVID-19, Fiscal Policy, Malaysian Economy

58. Pandemic rules and the law
Coronavirus, COVID-19, MCO, Movement Control Order, Pandemic, Stay At Home

59. The other victims of the Coronavirus: Multilateralism and regional cooperation
ASEAN, Coronavirus, COVID-19, European Union, International Cooperation, International Security, Multilateralism, Regionalism

60. Curing the COVID-19 Information Disorder
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disinformation, Fake news, Misinformation, Public Health, Technology and Security

Quotes

Infographics


Steps Towards Easing of MCO

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Movement Control Order: An Analysis

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COVID-19: Malaysia’s Movement Control Order

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COVID-19: VIRUS and VIRAL

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Videos

“Malaysia and the Politics of Global Health during Covid-19” with Dr Khor Swee Kheng

“Implications of COVID-19 for Sustainable Development in Malaysia” with Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram

“Tectonics, Tremors and Tempers: Southeast Asia Politics and the Evolving COVID-19 ‘Normal’” with Dr Bridget Welsh

“The Politics of Indonesia’s Response to Covid-19” with Aaron Connelly