Articles by New Mandala

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

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

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.

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.

LIVE: Thailand Uncharted

Realtime election-related reprisals, reactions and randomness.

Introducing the New Mandala Indonesia Correspondent Fellows

Exploring the politics of policy, and policy in politics, during the 2019 elections.

New Mandala’s most read in 2018

Revisit the 20 most popular articles published at New Mandala this year.

Thailand Unsettled #2: Reconciliation (with Jatuporn Prompan and Suriyasai Katasila)—Part 1

How can Thailand “move on” from a decade of mass political contestation—unrest which was halted, but hardly resolved, by large-scale state violence and the military’s eventual seizure of power?