Category: Events

News on past and upcoming FORSEA events.


China’s Debt Trap Diplomacy: Is ASEAN a Victim?

Is the China debt-trap diplomacy real in the form of a calculated move by China to seize strategic assets to further its geopolitical ambitions as an emerging superpower? Or is a misuse of language to describe a common phenomenon depicting the need and greed of financially incompetent borrowers?

/ January 4, 2021

A Conversation: What is Happening in Thailand Now?

In this webinar, we shall discuss the Thai students’ movement history and involvement in the protests, and the merits and demerits of their three main demands. We shall also reflect on whether this phenomenon could spread to other monarchical countries around the region.

/ November 15, 2020

A FORSEA-led Seminar on the Future of Rakhine

Much-awaited online seminar, 16 July 2020, on “What Future for Rakhine?: End Games for the Arakanese (Rakhine, Rohingyas and Other Co-habitants)”.

/ July 13, 2020

Maung Zarni Addresses Online Forum as the Republic of Korea Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of its May 18 Democratisation Movement

S. Korea appears a rare success story, resulting in the establishment of UNESCO-recognised May 18 Democratisation Movement and Human Rights World Heritage Museum in Gwanju.

/ May 27, 2020
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REPORT: SEOUL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on PROTECTION of ROHINGYA SURVIVORS and ACCOUNTABILITY FOR GENOCIDE

Korean Civil Society in Solidarity and FORSEA.co co-organised a two-day International Conference at Sogang University in Seoul, S. Korea aimed at bringing Myanmar’s ongoing genocide of Rohingya people to the attention of the chop-stick civilisations of Far East Asia, namely Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan and, theoretically, China.

/ August 30, 2019
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Roundup of the FORSEA Launch: A FLICKER OF LIGHT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir buried 'Asian Values' on February 16, 2019, in front of hundreds of Southeast Asian activists from all walks of life, writers, journalists, and artists, at the launch of FORSEA.

/ February 21, 2019
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AFTERNOON SESSION SECOND DAY: THE INAUGURAL CONFERENCE OF FORSEA

Panel Presentations and mass Teach-Ins at the afternoon session of the second day of the inaugural conference of FORSEA: Democracy Fest 2019, Kuala Lumpur, February 17, 2019.

/ February 17, 2019
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MORNING SESSION SECOND DAY: THE INAUGURAL CONFERENCE OF FORSEA

All the news and updates from the morning session of the second day of the inaugural conference of FORSEA: Democracy Fest 2019, Kuala Lumpur

/ February 17, 2019
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad: “ANY GOVERNMENT WILL COLLAPSE IF IT DOESN’T FULFIL ITS PROMISES”

The New Straits Times reports on Dr Mahathir speaking at the Launch of FORSEA, February 16, 2019. Forces of Renewal South East Asia (FORSEA), a non-profit organisation and a cross-national community working peacefully for social change across the region.

/ February 17, 2019
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DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: EXHIBITION & PERFORMANCES

The meaning of ART FOR ALL is something that's not merely to be enjoyed for its aesthetic beauty alone, but the messages conveyed, the very foundation of the works, can act as a guide towards the betterment of society.

/ February 14, 2019