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Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

After five years of military rule, Thailand heads to the polling booths. Follow for live updates.

Brother No. 2 of the Khmer Rouge Becomes a Lesson Learned at the ECCC?

The recent death of Nuon Chea has left the people of Cambodia with more questions about the Khmer Rouge regime and if they will ever be given justice.

The Neo-JI threat: Jema’ah Islamiyah’s resurgence in Indonesia follows an old playbook

Indonesia should not be lulled by Neo-JI’s seemingly peaceful development.

Disappearing Japan: Vajiravudh’s translations of The Mikado and the Thai elite’s admiration of Japan

On what translation can tell us about Thai society and its perspectives on its regional neighbours.

Buddhism and authority in Thailand in the long run

พระพุทธศาสนาและผู้มีอำนาจไทยในระยะยาว

Genocide Recognition in the Wake of Nuon Chea’s Death

The passing of Nuon Chea raises questions regarding the legacy of the Khmer Rouge tribunal and in particular about the recognition of genocide.

The changing face of fake news

New report "Tracking Digitial Disinformation in the 2019 Philippine Midterm Election" examines the rapidly evolving digital disinformation landscape.

Dawn of a new (editor’s) era

A welcome note from New Mandala's new editor, Rebecca Gidley.

A farewell note from the editor

Rebecca Gidley begins as New Mandala's editor in August 2019.

Mental health care in Indonesia: short on supply, short on demand

If he’s serious about building Indonesia’s “human capital”, Jokowi should make mental health a policy priority.

The post-election challenges for Indonesia’s feminist movement

Progress for pro-women policy requires being honest about the social and political barriers activists face.

Out of sight, out of mind? Political accountability and Indonesia’s new capital plan

What happens when civil society, the media, and policymakers are based in different cities?

How Jokowi spends money better in a second term

Indonesia needs evidence-based policy, not policy-based evidence.