On Tuesday 13 March 2018, His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, the Sultan of Perak and Chancellor of the University of Malaya, Malaysia delivered the keynote address at the ASEAN-Australia Dialogue 2018. The Dialogue was a unique conference hosted by a consortium of Australia’s leading academic institutions, including Asialink, business and government, to address contemporary multilateral issues, including shared economic, security and political challenges and opportunities facing ASEAN and Australia.
Posted on March 23rd, 2018
The ASEAN–Australia Special Summit attracted bipartisan Australian support, and was a success. We saw Malcolm Turnbull, in his carefully worded commentary and body language, engaging effectively with our neighbours.
Posted on March 19th, 2018
Over the past week we have been building engagement with our neighbours. The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit was the climax, but the program of events went far wider.
Posted on March 13th, 2018
ASEAN is back on Australia’s agenda, having been neglected in recent times. The media release for the 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper states that Australia’s first foreign policy priority is to ‘increase [its] efforts to ensure [Australia] remain[s] a leading partner for Southeast Asia’.
With this booklet, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) aims to provide a well structured academic overview of the most important issues of EU-ASEAN relations. We are thankful for the financial support given by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Malaysia, whom are sponsors of this publication.
Posted on January 11th, 2018
Australia must embrace ASEAN, but we’ve got listening to do.
Posted on November 8th, 2017
An article by Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa – chairman and chief executive of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Posted on October 21st, 2017
Perak Sultan urges UM to inculcate integrity among its students
An article from Student International News about Prof. Milner’s Merdeka Award acceptance speech
I have been driven by a desire to understand Malaysian society, especially Malay perspectives – and I have worked on the assumption that a knowledge of history is vital.