Political Party Funding Regulations in Southeast Asia

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Partyforumseasia: The International Institute for Democratic and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) in Stockholm has published a very detailed database on legal regulations encompassing practically all aspects of party and campaign funding, see
(http://www.idea.int/political-finance/).
To reduce the complexity of the provided data, here’s a selection of the most basic information for Southeast Asia:

IDEA

The table shows “only” the legal situation and certainly not the whole reality of party and campaign related financial activities in Southeast Asia. Looking at the ‘ban on vote buying’ column alone reminds more of the “perfect” theoretical human rights protection in the constitution of the late USSR –  both a far cry from what happened on the ground…

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