Bridget Welsh is a Visiting Professor at John Cabot University, a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement, fostering mutual understanding and empowerment.
Monthly archive February, 2015

Project Malot Marches On

Over the last year, there has been considerable transition on my end (with my departure from Singapore), but there has been continuity with the support for education efforts in the Malot village tract in Myanmar near Bogalay. After a tremendously successful fund-raiser in Singapore in January of 2014, thanks to the kindness of my former...

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Political persecution is hurting Malaysia

Video commentary on the show ‘On The Move Asia‘, Bloomberg, about Anwar’s jailing.

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Pakatan’s problem marriage

Published on Feb 06, 2015 in The Edge Review Malaysia’s opposition coalition united in backing troubled leader Anwar Ibrahim but divided in almost everything else. It may not survive… Malaysia waits with bated breath for a new twist to its most celebrated political saga. On February 10, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is scheduled to learn...

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