Dear readers,

LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) is happy to share the news that we have launched a new LSE-based blog, titled LSE Southeast Asia Blog. You can access the new blog here:

While the previous posts on Medium are all accessible at LSE Southeast Asia Blog, you can also read a series of contributions related to SEAC’s COVID-19 and Southeast Asia project as well as other new posts analysing and debating the Southeast Asia region’s critical and pressing issues.

We are looking forward to keeping engaging with you at the new LSE Southeast Asia Blog.

Best wishes,


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