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Rappler Talk: Hans Vriens on political impact of coronavirus in Southeast Asia

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On Wednesday, July 29, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to analyst Hans Vriens about the coronavirus responses of various governments

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The responses to the coronavirus pandemic around the world are varied.

Some governments showed excellent handling while many struggled as comfirmed cases continue to rise. There are also world leaders who are taking advantage of the pandemic to strengthen their hold over citizens. (READ: Who are using the pandemic to consolidate control?)

On Wednesday, July 29, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to analyst Hans Vriens on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on politics and governance in Southeast Asia.

Vriens is the founder and managing partner of Singapore-based Vriens & Partners, a public policy and political risk analysis firm.

Will the coronavirus response of governments affect elections in their countries? Did ASEAN act together in addressing the pandemic?

Catch the interview on Wednesday, July 29. – Rappler.com