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  • Matt Crook – who runs the “inadvertently offensive” Lost Boy blog –  has recently removed a comment from his site because of pressure from the Thai Ministry of Information and Communication […]

    Lost Boy under fire

    Matt Crook – who runs the “inadvertently offensive” Lost Boy blog –  has recently removed a comment from his site because of pressure from the Thai Ministry of Information and Communication […]

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  • The Oxford Free Burma Society has organised a protest march for Saturday 17 November.  The basic information from the organisers is: Route: Gather at Manzil Way from 11 am Set off down Cowley Rd at 12 pm March along High St Turn right down […]

    Burma protest in Oxford

    The Oxford Free Burma Society has organised a protest march for Saturday 17 November.  The basic information from the organisers is: Route: Gather at Manzil Way from 11 am Set off down Cowley Rd at 12 pm March along High St Turn right down […]

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  • I recently came across a book from a very different period of global interest in Southeast Asian affairs.  It is Daniel Wit’s Thailand: Another Vietnam? published in New York by Charles Scribner’s […]

    1968: Is Thailand going to be another Vietnam?

    I recently came across a book from a very different period of global interest in Southeast Asian affairs.  It is Daniel Wit’s Thailand: Another Vietnam? published in New York by Charles Scribner’s […]

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  • Occasional New Mandala guest contributor and Burmese political-economist, Kyi May Kaung, has written a nice piece for The American Prospect discussing the “post-clampdown” situation.  It is well worth a read.

    What to do about Burma…

    Occasional New Mandala guest contributor and Burmese political-economist, Kyi May Kaung, has written a nice piece for The American Prospect discussing the “post-clampdown” situation.  It is well worth a read.

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  • [Michael H. Nelson is a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a senior research associate in Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Passau, Germany.  He […]

    Candidacy registration in Chachoengsao

    [Michael H. Nelson is a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a senior research associate in Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Passau, Germany.  He […]

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  •   A regular New Mandala reader with camera at the ready captured these images of local campaigning in Chiang Mai’s Wororot market. Featured are Boosaba Yodbangtey and Dr. Anusorn Khunanusorn. […]

    Lift weights, lift team, dig ponds!

      A regular New Mandala reader with camera at the ready captured these images of local campaigning in Chiang Mai’s Wororot market. Featured are Boosaba Yodbangtey and Dr. Anusorn Khunanusorn. […]

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  • Thai artist Manit Sriwanichpoom has, since 1997, used his “Pink Man” to demonstrate his distaste for elements of modern life.  According to his introduction to this series of critical pieces, “Pink…is […]

    Horror in pink

    Thai artist Manit Sriwanichpoom has, since 1997, used his “Pink Man” to demonstrate his distaste for elements of modern life.  According to his introduction to this series of critical pieces, “Pink…is […]

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  • [Nicholas Tapp is an anthropologist in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the ANU.] There is nothing wrong with links between academic and trading organisations, and our […]

    The invisible country of SEA

    [Nicholas Tapp is an anthropologist in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the ANU.] There is nothing wrong with links between academic and trading organisations, and our […]

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  • From The Nation:  Surapong Towijakchaikul, right, a candidate for the People Power Party in Chiang Mai, walks with a supporter wearing a mask of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra during […]

    PPP unmasked?

    From The Nation:  Surapong Towijakchaikul, right, a candidate for the People Power Party in Chiang Mai, walks with a supporter wearing a mask of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra during […]

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  • The [Culture] ministry has recently reissued a booklet entitled “Thai Social Etiquette”. The booklet is written in English and offers visiting foreigners the usual tips about performing a proper wai, […]

    THAISOC101: Behaving bureaucratically

    The [Culture] ministry has recently reissued a booklet entitled “Thai Social Etiquette”. The booklet is written in English and offers visiting foreigners the usual tips about performing a proper wai, […]

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