Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto at a campaign rally in Bali. Prabowo, who lost to current president Joko Widodo in the 2014 election, was a top military figure in the chaotic months before dictator Suharto was toppled by student protests in 1998. Photo: AFP

Asia Briefing: Elections in Thailand and Indonesia, and the resurgence of measles in Southeast Asia

  • Analysing the results in Thailand’s election, the appearance of Thaksin Shinawatra in Hong Kong and the players and the personality politics of Indonesia’s election
  • The Islamic influence on the anti-vaccine movement in Southeast Asia, and the recent spate of measles cases reported in staff at Hong Kong airport
Topic |   Asia elections

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Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto at a campaign rally in Bali. Prabowo, who lost to current president Joko Widodo in the 2014 election, was a top military figure in the chaotic months before dictator Suharto was toppled by student protests in 1998. Photo: AFP
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Thomas Sturrock

Thomas Sturrock

Thomas Sturrock started his career as a police reporter but has also covered politics, sport, travel, culture and lifestyle. He worked in Sydney, London and Bangkok before moving to Hong Kong in 2015.

Meaghan Tobin

Meaghan Tobin

Meaghan Tobin has nearly a decade of experience spanning journalism and public policy in Washington, Taipei and Beijing. For the Post, she covers geopolitics, diplomacy and policy trends in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.