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Malaysia’s Latest By-Election Poses a Test for Pakatan Harapan
November 14, 2019

Malaysia’s Latest By-Election Poses a Test for Pakatan Harapan

By Marcus Tantau
What effect will the Tanjung Piai by-election have on Mahathir’s leadership?

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case
November 11, 2019

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case

By Associated Press
Defense lawyers said Najib was shocked he wasn’t acquitted.
Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur
September 23, 2019

Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur

By Alexandra Radu
This weekend Malaysians marched in a Global Climate Strike drawing attention to regional environmental degradation.

UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?
September 18, 2019

UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?

By Michio Ueda
The new Malay-Muslim alliance between two major opposition forces could accelerate further polarization of Malaysian politics.

The Orang Asli: Fighting for Ancestral Land in Malaysia
August 13, 2019

The Orang Asli: Fighting for Ancestral Land in Malaysia

By Alexandra Radu
Malaysia’s indigenous tribes are trying to lay modern claims to lands their people have lived on for centuries.

Has the Paint Dried on Malaysia’s Protest Art?
May 29, 2019

Has the Paint Dried on Malaysia’s Protest Art?

By Michael Beltran
Radical street artist Fahmi Reza reflects on Malaysia a year after Najib’s fall.

The Belt and Road: The Good, the Bad, and the Mixed
April 15, 2019

The Belt and Road: The Good, the Bad, and the Mixed

By Angela Tritto and Alvin Camba
Demystifying China’s Belt and Road Initiative through 3 case studies.
Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
April 04, 2019

Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?

By Ana Salvá
Activists believe that the situation for trans people has not changed at all, or has arguably gotten even worse.

Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
January 28, 2019

Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?

By Nithin Coca
The two Southeast Asian states might be the best hope for pressure from the Islamic world.

Malaysia’s Rare Earth Debate
January 10, 2019

Malaysia’s Rare Earth Debate

By Austin Bodetti
Malaysia may forgo an opportunity to enter the lucrative market in favor of environmental protection.

Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?
October 31, 2018

Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?

By Peter Ford
Kuala Lumpur may have concerns about the Belt and Road, but Chinese projects in Melaka are continuing apace.
How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia
October 17, 2018

How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia

By Austin Bodetti
Weapons from the insurgency in southern Thailand are making their way to ISIS-linked extremists in Malaysia.

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