Just as there is no simple correlation between democracy and good governance, we can no longer draw a straight line between authoritarianism and weak governance.
For Indonesia and Australia, the salvage of Perth has put maritime heritage cooperation into the spotlight, prompting greater bilateral engagement.
The ABC should establish a new relationship with an Indonesian partner, enabling Australians to learn that this humane cause is shared by our close neighbours.
After COVID-19, Australia will want to step up in the region...especially where the lessons and relevant technology can be generously shared.
Our knowledge of Asia, our learning, our relationships and our expertise have been under fire for the last 20 years.
Establishing parliamentary committees will help the new PH government meet its GE14 promises of better governance, as ministers and senior officials can be called to account.
Foreign correspondent and historian Frank Palmos reflects on his first translating job in Java in 1961.
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.
A discussion on how Australia, ASEAN, and the world might support democracy and human rights in Cambodia.
Read the former Australian foreign minister's remarks made at the "Cambodia on the Brink" conference in Canberra.
The destruction of centuries past should focus the region on preparing for Indonesia’s next mega-eruption.
A tribute to the life and work of the acclaimed anthropologist, who passed away on 1 May 2017.
Australian's vision for ASEAN defending international rules-based order totally unrealistic.
Former student Cam Hawker reflects on his time in Southeast Asia with acclaimed scholar Des Ball.
New Mandala invites readers to celebrate the life and career of an extraordinary scholar.
Malaysia Update to examine what comes next for the Southeast Asian nation.