Biography of the Author Roland Rajah

Roland Rajah

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manila

    Commentary: Is Southeast Asia on track for post-pandemic recovery?

    Recovery in individual countries will remain weak and incomplete as long as the domestic spread of the virus is not under control, says an economist.
  2. Batam COVID-19

    Commentary: COVID-19 - nearing a global pandemic?

    Much will ultimately depend on the effectiveness of the public health response of countries around the world, say two observers from the Lowy ...
  3. File photo Jakarta city skyline

    Commentary: Jokowi’s curious plan for Indonesia’s new capital

    The Indonesian president’s scheme to move the capital won’t fix Jakarta – or the government, say two observers.
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    Commentary: Who’s manipulating who in this China-US currency war?

    The US risks overstepping and becoming a currency manipulator itself, says Lowy Institute's Roland Rajah.
  5. A teller at a money changer handles Indonesia rupiah bank notes in Jakarta, Indonesia

    Commentary: Sliding Indonesia rupiah causes Jakarta jitters

    Yet fears of instability might be blown out of proportion if you consider Indonesia’s solid economic fundamentals, says one observer.