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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.

The neglected promise of Marawi Rehabilitation

Two years on since Marawi's siege and the city remains in ruin. Will locals ever be able to return?

VIDEO: Entrenched Illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia

Scholars and activists discuss the region's persistent struggles with democracy at a recent ANU conference.

An interview with Khairy Jamaluddin

BN's former youth chief on how the party is adapting to opposition, and how it wins back power.

Explaining the surprises and upsets of Thailand’s 2019 election

Kanokrat Lertchoosakul on Pheu Thai's drop in seats, Future Forward's electoral breakthrough and the Democrat decline

Conserving a New Malaysia

Does the change in Malaysian government provide hope for some of the world’s most diverse forests and wildlife?

Mindanao’s future in four conversations

Interviews with Philippine youth voting for first time reveal manifold views of election campaigns

Singapore’s online falsehoods bill will deepen a culture of self-censorship

If the government gets to decide what’s "false", abuse of anti-disinformation laws is all but guaranteed.

Politics and peanuts

A creative reflection on everyday life in Duterte's stronghold.

Indonesia’s election and the return of ideological competition

Renewed rivalry between pluralists and Islamists coexists with catch-all patronage politics.

Thailand’s tainted Election Commission

At the heart of the controversies over Thailand's 2019 election sits the Election Commission.