Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
October 17, 2014
Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
Growing domestic and international attention is stepping up pressure on the Malaysian government.
Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
October 17, 2014
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
The country brings some baggage of its own to the Council.
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
Why Malaysia Reduced Its Fuel Subsidy
October 09, 2014
Why Malaysia Reduced Its Fuel Subsidy
Budgetary concerns could exacerbate wealth gap issues.
Why Malaysia Reduced Its Fuel Subsidy
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
October 02, 2014
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
The bloc has finally broken its silence. Can it now contribute to the fight against the terrorist outfit?
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
Can Malaysia Airlines Take Off Again?
September 10, 2014
Can Malaysia Airlines Take Off Again?
After two disasters this year, the airline is restructuring. But will it be enough?
Can Malaysia Airlines Take Off Again?
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
September 08, 2014
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
As the government continues to wield the colonial-era legislation, opposition is mounting.
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei Must Contribute Against Islamic State
September 04, 2014
Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei Must Contribute Against Islamic State
A foreign-led coalition against IS must contain a large contingent from Muslim countries.
Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei Must Contribute Against Islamic State
Malaysian Leaders Unite for Justice in MH17 Downing
July 25, 2014
Malaysian Leaders Unite for Justice in MH17 Downing
Najib’s negotiations have resulted in widespread support for Malaysia’s position and its victims.
Malaysian Leaders Unite for Justice in MH17 Downing
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
July 15, 2014
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
Is the closing down of homeless shelters in Kuala Lumpur to cleanse the capital’s ‘image’ the last straw for Malaysian citizens?
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
CARAT 2014: Advancing the US-Malaysia Partnership
June 25, 2014
CARAT 2014: Advancing the US-Malaysia Partnership
A bilateral exercise highlights the growing cooperation between the US and Malaysian militaries.
CARAT 2014: Advancing the US-Malaysia Partnership
A First for Malaysia: Prime Minister Sues Website for Libel
June 12, 2014
A First for Malaysia: Prime Minister Sues Website for Libel
In a move that does much to undermine free speech in Malaysia, Najib takes aim at reader comments.
A First for Malaysia: Prime Minister Sues Website for Libel
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
May 30, 2014
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
Disappointing news on the search for Flight 370 casts a pall over Najib Razak's visit to China.
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
Beholden to Bangkok: Dialogue in Thailand’s Deep South
May 07, 2014
Beholden to Bangkok: Dialogue in Thailand’s Deep South
A Constitutional Court ruling on Yingluck Shinawatra today could imperil an already stuttering peace process.
Beholden to Bangkok: Dialogue in Thailand’s Deep South
Malaysian Press Selective in Reporting Obama’s Remarks
April 30, 2014
Malaysian Press Selective in Reporting Obama’s Remarks
A compliant press hears only what it wants to hear during the US president’s recent visit.
Malaysian Press Selective in Reporting Obama’s Remarks
Obama Won’t Meet Anwar, But Susan Rice Will
April 26, 2014
Obama Won’t Meet Anwar, But Susan Rice Will
The US compromise will be likely to please nobody.
Obama Won’t Meet Anwar, But Susan Rice Will
Why Obama Should Meet Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia
April 25, 2014
Why Obama Should Meet Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia
Meeting the popular opposition leader would be consistent with US democratic ideals.
Why Obama Should Meet Anwar Ibrahim in Malaysia
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