What imprint will Covid-19 have on Southeast Asia? In the first few months of the pandemic attention has focused on health, and the socio-economic spillovers. These will continue to evolve and deepen as the crisis unfolds.
Join a discussion on how Malaysia’s Selangor state’s approach to COVID-19 complements and differs from the measures implemented by the Ministry of Health of the federal government with two members of the Selangor State Task Force on COVID-19 – former minister of health Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad and Dr Helmi Zakariah. The discussion highlights the role that analytics, technology and science play in addressing the public health challenge of COVID-19.
Prominent regional consultant Rafiq Jumabhoy discusses how businesses are responding to COVID-19 and the shifts that are taking place in key sectors – travel, retail and manufacturing. He points to how work and businesses will shift in the post COVID-19 environment, with special attention to Malaysia.
Join a discussion updating the situation for Rohingya in Southeast Asia with Lillianne Fan, Chair of the Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network’s Rohingya Working Group. She discusses the challenges the Rohingya are facing and the obstacles in the COVID-19 environment.
Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo & Dr Bridget Welsh from the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute Malaysia (UoNARI-M) introduces our lecture series entitled COVID-19 Conversations where they sit down with experts from the interdisciplinary network of UoNARI Malaysia to look at what are the broader effects on society, economy and governance.
Who will emerge as a significant player in the dissolution of the Pakatan Harapan government? Ibrahim Sani and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, Asia Research Institute, University of Nottingham Malaysia.