In a political landscape dominated by money-politics, can a box of treats sweeten up Indonesia's voters?
Eve Warburton reports that PDI-P hopes Jokowimania will help the party make inroads in far-flung parts of Indonesia.
An increasing number of celebrities standing for parliament is a side-effect of quotas for female representation in politics.
Democracy might be 'haram', but Islamist vigilantes are using it to their strategic advantage.
Indonesia's bizarre system for apportioning the votes of expats leads to some unusual campaign strategies.
No, he’s not the Messiah, but a bit of reformist populism was just what Indonesia needed in 2014
Elvin Ong asks if Singapore's politicians will grow up in the next 50 years?
Professor Edward Aspinall asks "how long will elections seem truly consequential for Malaysians if the national government can never be changed by them?"
Examining the allure of martial symbolism, anthropologist Nicholas Herriman argues for a more entangled view of the state in Southeast Asia.
Join members of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific to mark the anniversary of Somchai Neelaphaijit’s disappearance through a discussion of forced disappearance in Southeast Asia.
What then explains this xenophobia? One short explanation is the fear of losing hegemony, be it politically or religiously.
Numbers have played an important role in Southeast Asia. Numbers have political utility, especially when presented in manner that creates a dichotomous division.