Political Stability in Southeast Asia: Democracy Doubts

The rise of China and the international financial crisis could be reducing interest in democracy as a solution to Southeast Asia’s problems of political stability. Divisions still run deep in Thailand despite the violent dispersal of the latest protests. There are democracy doubts too in the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. Singaporean leaders have never been believers.

The World Today Updated 14 October 2020 Published 1 July 2010 3 minute READ

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