ASEAN Region - Press Review

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Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, and dear Friends of Southeast Asia,

For several years already, the Heinrich Boell Foundation's regional office in Bangkok has been following the political development in Southeast Asia. And since 2016, we have established partnerships in the entire ASEAN region to support concrete activities in the area of democracy and ecology (

Part of our political observation includes a monthly overview of regional and international news media that, in addition to the current political developments, also covers discussions about human rights, migration, democracy, digital rights and freedom of speech. Furthermore, there is a special focus on energy and climate policy, as well as on the social and environmental impacts of large infrastructure projects.

Regional Sources (ASEAN): Bangkok Post, The Nation, Khaosod English, The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, South China Morning Post, Nikkei Asian Review, The Jakarta Post, The Jakarta Globe, The Irrawaddy, Frontier Myanmar, Myanmar Times, Radio Free Asia, The Diplomat, New Mandala, The ASEAN post, Asia Times, Asian Correspondent. The Star Online, Malaysia Kini, Philippine Daily Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, Rappler, Mongabay, Vietnam News, Khmer Times, Borneo Bulletin

International Sources: BBC News, The Guardian, Time, New York Times, Washington Post, Deutsche Welle, Reuters, Al Jazeera, The Economist, Bloomberg, Sydney Morning Herald, Associated Press