Making TN50 Happen

The Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia (JCI), the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development (JSC), and the TN50 Special Unit-CSDU Economic Planning Unit (EPU) coorganised a public forum themed ‘TN50: The Road Ahead’ on 12 January 2018 at Sunway University. The session was a public discussion on Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50), Malaysia’s latest national development vision following on the heels of the New Economic Policy (1971-1990) and Wawasan 2020 (Vision 2020, 1991-2020).

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New Media and Politics in Southeast Asia: Social Media, Citizens and the Digital Revolution

“Southeast Asian politics provide some of the most fertile ground for understanding post-truth politics; it is misguided to centre all that attention on post-Trump US politics,” declared Dr Ross Tapsell of the ANU Malaysia Institute. Tapsell was referring to how information is manipulated to influence electoral outcomes, as he has been discovering through his research on Indonesia and the Philippines.

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