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Editorial Socio-Cultural

Sports in Southeast Asia – Hit or Miss?

Sports has the potential to unite diverse peoples and expand a country’s influence. But in Southeast Asia, it’s still struggling to obtain support. What can we do to change this?

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Editorial Socio-Cultural

A Hairy Situation: Hair Trade in Southeast Asia

Hair is a deeply personal part of many women, but in some parts of Southeast Asia, the poor must sell their hair.

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Socio-Cultural

Why Southeast Asian Street Food Matters

Southeast Asian street food do not merely fill hungry stomachs, but are also lenses to discover the past, realise the potential of the present, and secure futures.

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Economics Editorial Socio-Cultural

From Four Wheels to Two: Fusion Tech Startups of Southeast Asia

Unicorns are no longer simply mythical creatures. They’re fast-growing, money-making, and technologically advanced. Dive into the world of startups.

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Editorial Political

Pen Sketches: Democracy in ASEAN

A common history of colonialism resulted in divergent paths to democracy in ASEAN countries. How does democracy develop in different countries in Southeast Asia?

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Economics Political Socio-Cultural

Building an ASEAN Identity: Our past, present and future

Can we create a united identity from scratch? Though Southeast Asians currently identify with their nationality more than they do with the region, there is potential for integration.

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Economics Editorial

Islamic Finance and ASEAN

Sharia law prohibits the charging of interest, gambling, speculation and investment. This is how finance works in Islamic banks.

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Editorial Political Socio-Cultural

Confronting British History in Singapore

Disclaimer: Warwick ASEAN Conference would like to clarify that all opinions expressed in this article are the authors’ and editors’ own. BY JESSICA MANN When we think of colonialism, empire, and its implications from the British perspective, we often envisage Africa, India, and the Commonwealth islands. It is rare however, that Southeast Asia enters our […]

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Editorial Socio-Cultural

Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism in Southeast Asian Pop Music

Disclaimer: Warwick ASEAN Conference would like to clarify that all opinions expressed in this article are the authors’ and editors’ own. BY TAN PENG SING The rapid urbanization of Southeast Asia amidst accelerating cultural flows can sometimes be quite disorienting for its youth who becoming increasingly plugged in to global cultural trends through the internet […]

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Economics Editorial Socio-Cultural

ASEAN: A Workplace Like No Other

Disclaimer: Warwick ASEAN Conference would like to clarify that all opinions expressed in this article are the authors’ and editors’ own. BY BILLY CHIA This article aims to put Southeast Asia as a region into perspective, in contrast with Western economies, in terms of work-life balance, personal development and job opportunities. Although it has been […]