Category: NEWS

The latest news and reports on Southeast Asia, from FORSEA Board Members and special guest writers.


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TWO CANDIDATES, TWO WINNERS? THE INDONESIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS of 2019

Jokowi was accused of being a crypto communist. Prabowo of harbouring the wish to establish a caliphate. Thus the election results can be seen as an indication of how the nation defines its soul.

/ April 23, 2019
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UPDATE ON THAILAND’s 2019 ELECTIONS

FORSEA's Regular column offering readers updates on the moves and manoeuvres following the March 24th elections in in Thailand, the first nationwide polls since the coup of 2014 that overthrew the elected government of Yingluck...

/ April 21, 2019
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TADPOLES Versus BATS: The INDONESIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

The presidential elections of 17 April in Indonesia are a rematch of the 2014 encounter. The same two candidates, Mr Joko Widodo and his adversary, retired general Prabowo Subianto, are again vying for the highest...

/ April 14, 2019
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THAILAND ELECTIONS USED TO EXPLOIT THE DEMOCRATISATION PROCESS

Writing in the The Washington Post, FORSEA's Pavin Chachavalpongpun explains how Thailand's junta has intentionally created the parliamentary interregnum as a delaying tactic to undermine democracy.

/ April 13, 2019
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The FILIPINO UNIONISTS’ STRUGGLE AGAINST MARTIAL LAW and the FASCIST US-DUTERTE REGIME

News Release: EILER strongly condemns red-tagging, and the illegal arrests of unionists in Compostela Valley, Mindanao.

/ March 14, 2019

THE DISSOLUTION of the THAI RAKSA CHART PARTY

Just weeks before the general elections in Thailand, the judicial coup is taking place.

/ March 9, 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

OFFICIAL FORSEA LAUNCH PHOTOS: KUALA LUMPUR, FEBRUARY 16-17, 2019

Kuala Lumpur: 400 Southeast Asian activists and from 8 countries, spanning three generations, convened in Kuala Lumpur for a democracy festival. which includes activist teach-ins, evening rock concerts and a “democracy-in-action” art exhibit open to...

/ February 19, 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