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Photo-Essay: Ho Chi Minh City Devastated as Huge Wave of Coronavirus Hits

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COVID-19 Recovery in Southeast Asia: Jakarta, Oh Jakarta!

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COVID-19 Recovery in Southeast Asia: Snapshots from Metro Manila, the Philippines

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The Wong Sikep or Sedulur Sikep Movement of Central Java’s Longue Durée in Its Paradoxical Nature

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Direct Elections, Patronage and the Failure of Party Cadre-ship: Dynastic Politics in Indonesia

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The Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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The Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) opened for business in 2016 and rapidly became a major actor in global finance. The AIIB’s business is financing large-scale infrastructure projects such as power plants, dams, and transportation corridors. Such investments by their very nature carry high environmental and social risks. They are also often associated with corruption and high levels of debt. This paper provides an overview of the institution’s close alignment with China.

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The Wong Sikep or Sedulur Sikep Movement of Central Java’s Longue Durée in Its Paradoxical Nature: A Portent Form of Non-Violent Human Rights Struggles through Different Names [pdf]

The Samin or Wong Sikep or Sedulur Sikep Movement that has been struggling against cement companies' expansion in Central Java since 2006 is a part of a larger (and longest) peasant-based millenarian movement in Southeast Asia (and Java). This research launches an inquiry into how such a movement survives the test of time.

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