Melinda Martinus is the Lead Researcher in Socio-cultural Affairs at the ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.
Articles by Melinda Martinus (35)
Melinda Martinus scrutinises softer prospects of the new ASEAN-Korea relationship.
Joanne Lin|Sharon Seah|Melinda Martinus|Kristina Fong Siew Leng
Joanne Lin, Sharon Seah, Melinda Martinus, and Kristina Fong examine the key deliverables of the 43rd ASEAN Summit and assess Indonesia’s Chairmanship.
Surveys show that the elite’s opinion toward China diverges with those of citizens in Singapore and Indonesia. Elites tend to weigh long-term geopolitical strategies and have more access to information, but increased citizen engagement will enhance foreign policy.
Ratih Indraswari|Melinda Martinus
Ratih Indraswari and Melinda Martinus analyse South Korea’s foreign policy direction and engagement with ASEAN under President Yoon Suk Yeol’s leadership.
Melinda Martinus|Farah Nadine Seth
The ASEAN Digital Integration Index (ADII) shows that the area of digital skills and talent is ASEAN’s worst-performing indicator of the six digital integration benchmarks used to measure digital integration. This Long Read offers some analysis of the underlying causes of this dismal performance and identifies three opportunities to enhance digital skills.