- The voice of the voiceless
- Mak Yong in May: Sembah Guru
- 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
- 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
- The voice of the voiceless (1)
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- Questions about international conferences in Thailand in 2017 (17)
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- bernd weber: I'm so sorry - if one reads the news every day one can only conclude that Thailand is a Giant ...
- hrk: In how far the effects of a boycott, any boycott, have effects towards liberalisation etc. can be disputed. Often the ...
- Sabah – the question that won’t go away (15)
- Red Tide: LAW OF ROYAL SUCCESSION IN THE ROYAL SULTANATE OF SULU & SABAH, ISLAMIC SULTANATE, KINGDOM OR PRINCIPALITY: This material presented ...
- Crimson: DATU MUEDZUL-LAIL OR BUTCH WAS DECLARED HARAM BEING A SEXUAL OFFENDER AND WHO COMMITTED CHILD ASSAULT. All acts forbidden by ...
- Crimson: Ustadz Abdulbaki Abubakar, a Tausug and a graduate of Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, who is the Grand Mufti ...
- Social media, Rohingya and damn lies (36)
- John Smith: 'Magh' is an old fashioned and slightly offensive term for the Marma people. They are Arakanese Buddhists who ended up ...
- Derek Tonkin: I am intrigued by the arguments of "Abu Anin" who in 2009 wrote that: “Here as people of Chittagong are ...
- Moe Aung: The INGOs especially MSF was accused of bias only helping the Rohingya and not the local Rakhine in 2014 leading ...
- How to introduce Duterte in Southeast Asia (7)
- Types: Filipinos are being fed up with politicians who like to promise but never deliver their promises. Filipinos would like to ...
- The cost of castration in Indonesia (5)
- Vince: Totally agree. For a country with weird judicial system based on bribery and connections, this is just another farce by ...
- Mak Yong in May: Sembah Guru (1)
- Peter Cohen: PAS Chief Hadi Awang has been trying to outlaw Mak Yong as "Un-Islamic" and Haram. If Hudud laws are instituted, ...
- New Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong (15)
- ED Paschke: Always a pleasure to see asian nations working for the good of their local comunity which in return develop tourism ...
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