Taking a punt on what might happen in Malaysia's milestone 14th general election (GE14).
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.
Nicole Curato is our Philippines editor
Bringing New Mandala readers fresh perspectives on the causes and consequences of populist rule in the Philippines.
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.
Perspectives on the Past at New Mandala
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.
Gareth Evans on confronting Hun Sen
Read the former Australian foreign minister's remarks made at the "Cambodia on the Brink" conference in Canberra.
The “orang gila” scare in Indonesia
What's behind a fresh panic about attacks on Islamic figures at the hands of "crazy people"?
Kean Wong is our GE14 editor
The experienced journalist and editor joins the New Mandala team as Contributing Editor to oversee our coverage of Malaysia's upcoming general election.
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.
Introducing the Association for Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars (AMSEAS)
New association "seeks to foster and facilitate opportunities for the advancement of research and knowledge relevant to Mainland Southeast Asia."
A letter from the editor
Farewell and good riddance to 2017, and thanks to all New Mandala contributors and readers throughout the year.
An interview with Mu Sochua
The public face of Cambodia's exiled CNRP leadership on surviving and regrouping after Hun Sen's crackdown.
A new partnership with the TIFA Foundation
A frank discussion on civil society and Southeast Asia's crisis of democracy.
Comparative peacebuilding conference series calls for abstracts
Expressions of interest due by 9 October 2017.
Jokowi forges a tool of repression
Indonesia's parliament has approved Jokowi's decree on mass organisations. Here's why the law threatens the freedoms of all Indonesians.