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Islam in Southeast Asia: Politics and Government

Muslim Southeast Asia refers to those areas of Southeast Asia that have significant populations of Muslims.

Politics and Government

  • ASEAN Secretariat
    Official site of the 10 member organization includes economic and business information as well as historical documents.
  • CIA World Fact Book
    Contains information on all countries in SEA.
  • Southeast Asia Government and Politics News
    Site contains the latest news related to politics and government in SEA.
  • US-ASEAN Business Council
    ASEAN business information, news, market research and updates on economic trends and doing business in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • The EU & the Assoc. of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    Site contains information regarding Eu-Asean relations. Site contains several PDF files of previous news related to this topic.
  • Political handbook of the world (New York, N.Y. : Online) Political Handbook of the World provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. As a convenient, one-volume print source for global political information, each edition features country profiles that include:
    • Key facts: Political status, area, population, major urban centers, official language, monetary unit, heads of government, heads of state, ambassadors, and U.S. and U.N. representation.
    • Government and political history: Historical trends, regime changes, constitutional history, and regional and global policy issues of concern.
    • Current Issues: Headline-making events, trends, controversies, and challenges.
    • Political parties and organizations: Leading and minor parties, quasi-partisan and extra-systemic organizations, alliances, party histories, ideology, and leadership.
    • Legislatures and cabinets: Recent national election results, legislative leaders, cabinet ministers.
    • Communications: Names, circulation, and political affiliation of major national media; news agencies; television coverage and Internet usage.

General Compendium