- Questions about international conferences in Thailand in 2017
- The cost of castration in Indonesia
- Banharn and Suphan – the end of an era
- A parasite in democracy
- Pakatan Harapan electrocutes itself
- Gazing over the horizon
- Colonial Burma, history and phillumeny
- The TPP and Vietnamese workers
- The future of the EU-ASEAN relationship
- Washington’s pivot to Southeast Asia
- Indonesia’s anti-corruption drive (part two)
- Indonesia’s anti-corruption drive (part one)
- The school in the middle
- Should ethnicity be reconsidered?
- Indonesia’s education system sorely lacking leadership
- Review of Vietnamese Traditional Medicine
30 March 2016 4:00 PM | 1 Comment
A 'detective story' that should become the standard work in field of Vietnamese medicine for many years to come.Read More
- The days when boys became men
23 March 2016 12:30 PM | 11 Comments
A guerrilla perspective on an uprising, independence and the power of nationalism in Indonesia.Read More
- Review of Scholarship and engagement in mainland Southeast Asia
11 March 2016 4:00 PM | 2 Comments
Andrew Alan Johnson looks at a collection of essays honouring Chayan Vaddhanaphuti.Read More
- Andrew MacGregor Marshall’s royalist history
07 March 2016 2:00 PM | 14 Comments
New Mandala co-founder Andrew Walker reviews 'A kingdom in crisis'.Read More
- Stuck fast; review of Troubled transit
03 February 2016 10:50 AM | 5 Comments
Duncan Graham reflects on Antje Missbach's compelling study of asylum seekers trapped in Indonesia.Read More
- Review of Unequal Thailand
12 January 2016 1:33 PM | 9 Comments
New volume tackles the challenges of Thailand's oligarchy.Read More
- Review of Blood, Dreams and Gold
14 December 2015 10:12 AM | 1 Comment
A personal, accessible and important account of Myanmar's political transition.Read More
- Review of General Ne Win: A Political Biography
23 November 2015 9:46 AM | 4 Comments
An illuminating and important study of one of Burma’s most controversial political figures.Read More
- Review of Under Bright Lights
20 November 2015 2:42 PM | 2 Comments
Global glamour and local squalor collide in Bobby Benedicto's work on gay Manila.Read More
- Review of A Prince in a Republic
24 October 2015 1:55 PM | 3 Comments
John Monfries' book on one of Java's greatest rulers offers new perspectives on key political problems in 20th century Indonesia.Read More
- Review of Embodied Nation
23 September 2015 2:11 PM | 1 Comment
This book reveals how modern sport and physicality has shaped modern Laos history.Read More
- Review of The Divine Eye and the Diaspora
13 September 2015 1:04 AM | No Comments
This new book sheds light on the group that became Vietnam’s most famous syncretic ‘new religion’ of the twentieth centuryRead More
- Review of The Wheel-Turner and His House
05 August 2015 1:01 PM | 20 Comments
According to Patrick McCormick, the story of a great Burmese king has not always been what it seems.Read More
- Bradley C. Davis joins New Mandala as book editor
25 June 2015 2:33 PM | No Comments
Davis replaces outgoing editor Dr Michael Montesano.Read More
- Review of Vietnamese Traditional Medicine
- Banharn and Suphan – the end of an era (3)
- Questions about international conferences in Thailand in 2017 (2)
- Jim Taylor: what's the point? when I called for a boycott in 2007 who listened? And when I called for a boycott ...
- How to introduce Duterte in Southeast Asia (5)
- friartuck: ". . . there is more more deAth, not depth, to who DuMuerte, was, is, will be" . . . ...
- The cost of castration in Indonesia (4)
- With-held for obvious reasons: Indonesia should first work out how to manage an evidence based prosecution and court system. The laws and punishment in ...
- Buddhist politics and Thailand's dangerous path (52)
- John Smith: The Dhammakaya temple has never paid off Thailand's ruling elite, despite repeated demands. Their other crime is to have revived ...
- R. N. England: To throw some light on the Dhammakaya saga, I think it might be useful to follow the money trail. There ...
- vichai n: The crooked abbot Dhammajayo is toast John Smith. In Y2006, Dhammajayo escaped criminal convictio for similar very crooked deals (lots ...
- Should ethnicity be reconsidered? (16)
- Helmut Kohl: In Malaysia, one is an immigrant even if you are born in Malaysia to Chinese or Indian parents, which the ...
- John Smith: All the European nations you mention have entrenched elites that are inherently racist. Their racism is combined with equally entrenched ...
- Michael John Wilson: I would recommend that Kohl have a look into the history of German-born Turks. I'm pretty sure Napoleon was dead ...
- The politics of hudud in Malaysia (6)
- Ghosts in the forest (2)
- qualtrough: Peter Cohen - I don't know why you felt the need to bring the ME into comments about this fascinating ...
- Washington’s pivot to Southeast Asia (8)
- Hunter Marston: Isn't the mere size of economic output in Southeast Asia justification enough for engaging? Why does Washington need to create ...
- Donald Trump is Thailand’s friend (27)
- friartuck: It is looking very likely that Hillary Clinton could be facing an indictment following an Inspector General audit report that ...
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