Articles by Liam Gammon

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

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

A farewell note from the editor

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

On the 2024 campaign trail with Sandi Uno

Prabowo Subianto’s running mate is playing the long game.

An end-of-2018 letter from the editor

A year of growth and experimentation at New Mandala, with an even bigger year ahead.

Welcoming ‘Near West’ to New Mandala

New Mandala will be home to a South Asia guest section in the lead up to India's general elections.

Is a ‘Malay tsunami’ on the horizon?

ANU experts assess the likelihood of the Pakatan Harapan coalition finally making inroads into the UMNO heartland.

Prabowo didn’t just announce a presidential run

A supposed announcement of his candidacy actually reemphasises how ambivalent Prabowo is about fighting Jokowi again.

Lee Morgenbesser on Hun Sen

A quick interview with a scholar of authoritarianism on what's over the horizon for Cambodia after Hun Sen's 2017 crackdown on the opposition.

The “orang gila” scare in Indonesia

What's behind a fresh panic about attacks on Islamic figures at the hands of "crazy people"?

Islamic leaders don’t get their ‘copy and paste’ of Jakarta

Details on a falling out between pro-Anies Baswedan political parties and the religious leaders behind the 212 movement.

A letter from the editor

Farewell and good riddance to 2017, and thanks to all New Mandala contributors and readers throughout the year.

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate

Megawati takes a swipe at her party's president at the PDI-P congress in Bali.

The perils of popularity

A Jokowi presidency is a win for Indonesia's democracy. But Indonesia got lucky by having Jokowi in the race, writes Liam Gammon.