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Head of Programme
Dr Munir Majid|
Visiting Senior Fellow
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The LSE IDEAS Southeast Asia International Affairs Programme focuses on the contemporary challenges in the international affairs of Southeast Asia covering major issues of current coverage deemed of critical importance for the region and its links with a globalising world. More »|
Conference: Is ASEAN Still Relevant?|
Wednesday 4 December 2013, 9:00am-5:45pm, LSE The box,
Public Lecture: Is ASEAN still relevant? |
Wednesday 4 December 2013, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Tan Sri Dr Tony Fernandes; Chair: Professor Arne Westad
Decline and fall of the West|
'The decline of the West is not cause for celebration. It is a matter of concern. The diminution of global output, or the slowdown in growth of the global economy, affects every part of the world.' Dr Majid writes.
Economic strategy in foreign policies; How does Malaysia fare?|
Commentary by Dr Munir Majid: 'The Harold Nicholson School of Diplomacy which informed almost all foreign ministries emphasised style and perceptive political narrative rather more than hard graft and economic intelligence. All this has changed, of course, in a more demanding world of performance and accountability.'
China's Oktoberfest of Grand Diplomacy; And How Is Asean Responding?|
'It was so well choreographed. Many comment China was making hay while the sun shines. This is not quite accurate, although it helped the Americans went AWOL, with Obama forced to stay at home and not come to the main regional meetings and visits of the year.' Dr Majid writes.
Both ends not against the middle; Keeping good relations with China and the United States|
Read Dr Majid's piece in The Star: 'When you are down, you know who your real friends are. The United States, which is hobbling from a number of self-inflicted injuries, will no doubt take note of those who are gleeful at its current trepidations, whose who are disappointed, and those who are just plain scared....'
BBC News - Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statementsThe UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia has started hearing closing statements, in what officials say is a crucial phase of the trial.
Mari Pangestu the best candidate to lead the WTOOver the next few weeks, the 159 ambassadors to the WTO in Geneva will assemble to elect a new director-general for the period 2013–17, starting 1 September 2013.
Reducing Malaysia’s debt burdenMalaysia came out of the ‘Great Recession’ relatively little the worse for wear. One hangover, however, is a burden of debt higher than typical emerging markets, in both the public and private sectors.
Asia and the proper governance of international institutionsImproving the governance of international institutions is now a core objective in reform of the global order, following the global financial crisis.
Family Planning spurs development in AsiaSome five to six decades ago, between 1951 and 1965, a rather remarkable chain of events took place in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East: countries began to use family planning programs to address rapid population growth, and many subsequently experienced extraordinary economic growth.
Southeast Asia Conference|
Special Report: The New Geopolitics of Southeast Asia|
Climate Change: Is Southeast Asia up to the Challenge?|