- Remembering the victims of lese majeste
- No happily ever after in tale of Kampung Pulo
- The threat of Myanmar’s extremist monks
- Business as usual in Naypyitaw
- Thailand’s nightmare scenario
- As the sun rises
- Renovation rescues and unrequited love
- Ending conflict in Thailand’s Deep South
- Thailand’s unheard voices
- Tourism and terror in Thailand
- Life after the Bangkok blast
- Thai junta turning tragedy to farce
- Floods and forced evictions in Jakarta
- Solidarity and resilience emerge in Myanmar
- Terrorism in the heart of Thailand
- Review of The Wheel-Turner and His House
05 August 2015 1:01 PM | 15 Comments
According to Patrick McCormick, the story of a great Burmese king has not always been what it seems.Read More
- Review of ‘Myanmar: The Dynamics of an Evolving Polity’
05 June 2015 1:19 PM | 2 Comments
Amrita Dey takes a look at David Steinberg's timely edited volume on political change in Myanmar.Read More
- Review of Finding Their Voice
17 April 2015 11:24 AM | 4 Comments
Peter Chaudhry reviews a beautifully written and confidently argued book that authoritatively charts the rise of Isan and the people of that regionRead More
- Review of Drug Law Reform
05 March 2015 1:44 PM | 8 Comments
Jacqui Baker provides a timely review of a volume addressing one of the region's human rights policy flashpoints.Read More
- Review of Burma’s Spring
20 January 2015 8:02 AM | 28 Comments
Chit Win reviews a book about Myanmar that offers stories so real, yet so often overlooked.Read More
- Review of Storytelling in Thailand and Laos
16 January 2015 9:02 AM | 1 Comment
Arthid Sheravanichkul reviews a book that focuses on the Vessantara Jataka scroll painted by Sopha Pangchat (1909-1966)Read More
- Review of Red Stamps and Gold Stars
29 December 2014 11:52 PM | 4 Comments
Keith Barney reviews a useful resource for both senior scholars and younger researchers embarking upon fieldwork for the first timeRead More
- Review of Kingdom in Crisis
12 November 2014 12:24 AM | 23 Comments
Patrick Jory and Lee Jones offer two distinctive reviews of an important new book on royal succession and democracy in ThailandRead More
- Review of Catch-Up Industrialization
05 November 2014 8:15 AM | 2 Comments
Rick Doner reviews an impressive study that addresses the core challenges facing "late developers"Read More
- Review of Personal Names in Asia
29 October 2014 12:31 AM | 2 Comments
Nicholas Farrelly reviews an important book on naming practices across the Asian regionRead More
- Review of A History of Phuket
17 October 2014 7:03 AM | No Comments
New Mandala's Book Review Editor, Michael Montesano, looks closely at a physically massive and generally sprawling contributionRead More
- Review of The Wheel-Turner and His House
- No happily ever after in tale of Kampung Pulo (1)
- Remembering the victims of lese majeste (1)
- Fairdinkum: Thank you Rose for keeping the memories of these heroic people alive, and all to Newmandala for providing this platform.
- The threat of Myanmar’s extremist monks (4)
- Marayu: These monks are definitely not strictly following the 227 precepts for Theravada bhikkhus. My perception of a true meditating Buddhist ...
- Moe Aung: Rather like the CIA sponsorship of various dodgy outfits that went rogue. Call it the bin Laden syndrome, the reverse ...
- Peter Cohen: More Buddhism bashing from NM. God knows if NM could move Israel to SE Asia, they would have a field ...
- Floods and forced evictions in Jakarta (15)
- Robert Smith: While rivers can be widen, but the canals can't be widen without significant expense. Instead of denouncing the project all ...
- Adika Ranggala: Adding two important things. Widening of the river is not aimed at changing the initial conditions , but to returns ...
- Adika Ranggala: Dear Zach, Quite laughable if the widening of the river is considered inefficient simply because there has been no research ...
- Business as usual in Naypyitaw (4)
- Moe Aung: A power struggle of that nature shouldn't and didn't surprise many Burmese, Naypyidawrians or no. Whoever controls the trigger finger ...
- Moe Aung: Contradicting yourself in the same breath... we couldn’t trust the opposition nor the current government. If not for the flimsy ...
- SWH: Business as usual because we couldn't trust the opposition nor the current government. If not for the flimsy hope that ...
- Watch the enemies from your own side (19)
- Thailand's nightmare scenario (4)
- Juan Manuel: Thailand's true nightmare is the sinister alliance between the monarchy, the army and the oligarchy that deprives Thais of their ...
- Thailand's unheard voices (3)
- Khun Dan: Was the Erawan bomb really the most deadly in Thailand's history? Can somedboy confirm if there have been any more ...
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