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Why Malaysia's Najib Razak Isn't Going Anywhere
January 12, 2017
Why Malaysia's Najib Razak Isn't Going Anywhere
Despite protests, political realities will keep the prime minister's coalition in power through 2017 – and beyond.
Why Malaysia's Najib Razak Isn't Going Anywhere
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
December 30, 2016
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
Private banker jailed for 30 months.
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal Claims Another Scalp
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Najib’s Dangerous and Self-Serving Rohingya Campaign
December 24, 2016
Najib’s Dangerous and Self-Serving Rohingya Campaign
The Malaysian prime minister’s intrusion into a sensitive issue in Myanmar carries risks of its own.
Najib’s Dangerous and Self-Serving Rohingya Campaign
What Will the Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Rail Project Mean?
December 20, 2016
What Will the Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Rail Project Mean?
As the two countries move closer to realizing this project, it is worth looking at its potential significance.
What Will the Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Rail Project Mean?
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
December 06, 2016
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
In speaking out forcefully about “genocide” in Myanmar, Malaysia’s prime minister may have opened a Pandora’s box.
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
After Bersih 5: Fear and Repression Continue in Malaysia
November 23, 2016
After Bersih 5: Fear and Repression Continue in Malaysia
While the latest rally went off peacefully, that should not overshadow an ongoing crackdown.
After Bersih 5: Fear and Repression Continue in Malaysia
Malaysia Silences 1MDB Whistleblower in Blow to Rights
November 17, 2016
Malaysia Silences 1MDB Whistleblower in Blow to Rights
The sentencing of an opposition politician is just the latest attempt to cover up a deepening 1MDB scandal.
Malaysia Silences 1MDB Whistleblower in Blow to Rights
Malaysia's Growing Crackdown on Dissent
October 15, 2016
Malaysia's Growing Crackdown on Dissent
A new report sheds light on a disturbing trend.
Malaysia's Growing Crackdown on Dissent
Time for Malaysia's Najib to Step Aside
October 02, 2016
Time for Malaysia's Najib to Step Aside
The premier needs to give his country a much-needed respite.
Time for Malaysia's Najib to Step Aside
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
August 31, 2016
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
“You can bend the rules of political physics in Malaysia, not forever but for awhile.”
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
August 09, 2016
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
Despite a deepening scandal, Najib Razak has strengthened his position by purging his party and government of critics.
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
August 06, 2016
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
Across the region, inequality, globalization, and nationalism have given a boost to more authoritarian leaders.
Are Southeast Asia’s Strongmen Here to Stay?
US Lawsuit Against Malaysia's 1MDB: Who Is 'Official 1'?
July 29, 2016
US Lawsuit Against Malaysia's 1MDB: Who Is 'Official 1'?
The clues point to only one person.
US Lawsuit Against Malaysia's 1MDB: Who Is 'Official 1'?
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
July 27, 2016
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
Malaysian premier Najib Razak is believed to be linked to the stolen funds.
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
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