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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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WEBINAR: Making Southeast Asia’s education systems work

Indonesia, Philippines and Myanmar have widened access to education in recent decades, but there has been little improvement in learning outcomes. Why this is the case?

INTRODUCTION: The politics of social policy in Asia

  • Professor Andrew Rosser,

Asia’s social welfare systems remain underdeveloped and skewed in favour of particular groups, despite rising inequality, ageing populations, labour precarity and rural-urban migration.

Mobilising for press freedom in Duterte’s Philippines: forms and challenges

  • David Lozada,

Media organisations and civil society groups in the press freedom space need to organise fast.

‘Slum Imaginaries and Spatial Justice in Philippine Cinema’ by Katrina Macapagal

  • Laurence Marvin S. Castillo,

This compelling book examines the depiction of the slums in recent Philippine urban cinema and aims to show slum inhabitants in Manila stake their ‘right to the city’.