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Sandwiches, 1984 and wristwatches: four years of the NCPO, four years of creative resistance—part one

สี่ปีคสช.: สัญลักษณ์และประดิษฐกรรมแห่งการท้าทายอำนาจรัฐทหาร Activists never intended to use sandwiches during protests—it was the authorities themselves who seized upon sandwiches in 2014, making an unintended contribution to anti-authoritarian emblems.

North Korea and Myanmar: Divergent Paths

Ben Dunant reviews "North Korea and Myanmar: Divergent Paths", which paints Myanmar and North Korea regimes less as outposts of tyranny and more as rational actors.

Dismantling a liberal constitution, one institution at a time

We should worry that the impeachment of the Philippines' chief judge signals a new phase in the sidelining of Duterte critics.

Twenty years of Indonesian democracy—how many more?

Two decades after Suharto’s fall, it’s hard to see a return to dictatorship—or to declare the democratic status quo safe.

Malaysia’s political transformation(s): preliminary reflections

Thinking about the major causes and consequences of Malaysia's historic election result.

First tragedy, then farce: unlearned lessons of reconstructing ravaged cities

The Philippines’ poor track record in reconstructing cities affected by disaster and conflict is manifest in Marawi’s case, a year since the siege.

VIDEO: Bridget Welsh on Malaysia’s political transformation

Public lecture on GE14's implications hosted by the ANU Malaysia Institute on 21 May.

Beyond Indonesianness in Indonesian Contemporary Art

Contemporary art can reveal insights into the friction between cosmopolitanism and tradition in Indonesia

The Khon Kaen Model: eschewing Bangkok-centric development

ขอนแก่นโมเดล: ไม่ยอมซ้ำรอยอนาคตแบบ "กทม." Public services infrastructure in Khon Kaen is being funded and spearheaded by the Khon Kaen Think Tank (KKTT), a group of the province's 20 leading businessmen.

VIDEO: Ivy Josiah on activism and politics in GE14

The Malaysian women's rights activist talks about her experience managing a parliamentary campaign in Malaysia's general election.

The Java Sea Wreck: New research on an ancient ship

New research on an ancient wreck raises important questions about protection and preservation

Why there was no ‘Orang Asli tsunami’ in GE14

Indigenous communities in Pahang are aware of BN’s failings, but a lacklustre Pakatan Harapan campaign kept this ‘fixed deposit’ safe for the fallen Najib government.