Articles by New Mandala

Another editorial shift–hello, goodbye!

It's time for an editorial change again! Read on to find messages from the outgoing and incoming editors, Becky Gidley and Elly Kent.

An interview with Shamsul Iskandar

Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Primary Industries discusses his political awakening, GE14, and reforming the palm oil industry.

From stagnation to regression? Indonesian democracy after twenty years

The 2019 ANU Indonesia Update conference takes stock of Indonesian democracy.

Q&A: Thomas Lembong on Indonesia’s economy

The reformist chairman of Indonesia's Investment Coordination Board (BKPM) spoke to ANU's Hall Hill for New Mandala.

VIDEO: Entrenched Illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia

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

Entrenched illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia

ANU conference examines how and why illiberalism remains inherent to political order in mainland Southeast Asia, and what might be done about it.

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

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

A Changing Malaysia?

A new series of perspectives on the “Malaysia Baharu” from Malaysian scholars, activists, and policymakers.

Q&A: Sandiaga Uno on economic policy

Prabowo Subianto's running mate talks to New Mandala.

Ungoogleable questions about Thailand’s elections, with Tewarit Maneechai

Understanding Thailand's elections may require looking beyond national politics.

Q&A: Supalak Ganjanakhundee on Thailand’s week of chaos

The editor of "The Nation" talks to New Mandala.