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Andrew Ong

Andrew Ong

Dr Andrew Ong was previously a Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Andrew Ong (2)

Covid-19 Reaches Myanmar’s Armed Periphery: A Silver Lining?

Andrew Ong

Covid-19 has reached Myanmar’s autonomous regions. But the Wa Region’s militarised nature and access to Chinese assistance might prove valuable in the fight against the pandemic.

New Fences on the China-Myanmar Border: Separation or Containment?

Andrew Ong

China has reportedly started erecting fences along its border with Myanmar. The move could be seen as a Chinese attempt to manage the Covid-19 pandemic in Myanmar, but some observers have alluded other motives to Beijing.