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A Tale of Two State-Owned Oil and Gas Companies
December 01, 2020

A Tale of Two State-Owned Oil and Gas Companies

By James Guild
COVID-19 has presented state oil firms in Malaysia and Indonesia with widely divergent challenges.

With Budget Approval, Malaysia’s PM Gains Some Breathing Room
November 27, 2020

With Budget Approval, Malaysia’s PM Gains Some Breathing Room

By Sebastian Strangio
But more challenges loom on the horizon for Muhyiddin Yassin's fragile governing coalition.
Malaysia’s Top Glove Says Virus Outbreak May Push Prices up
November 26, 2020

Malaysia’s Top Glove Says Virus Outbreak May Push Prices up

By Associated Press
Top Glove produces about 90 billion rubber gloves a year, and exports to 195 countries. 

Malaysia in China’s Belt and Road
November 23, 2020

Malaysia in China’s Belt and Road

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Chow Bing Ngeow.

Malaysia Group Teaches Refugee Women how to Read and Write
November 23, 2020

Malaysia Group Teaches Refugee Women how to Read and Write

By Associated Press
A new school in Kuala Lumpur is giving refugee women from Myanmar and Indonesia a chance at a better life.

In Malaysia, a Gargantuan Chinese-Backed Development Bites the Dust
November 19, 2020

In Malaysia, a Gargantuan Chinese-Backed Development Bites the Dust

By Sebastian Strangio
The Melaka Gateway project has languished since the 2018 election, when large Chinese investments came under close scrutiny.

Budget Looms as Crucial Test for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
November 10, 2020

Budget Looms as Crucial Test for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
Facing a raft of internal and external challenges, the budget looms as a vote of confidence in Malaysia's leader.
Foot in Mouth, Mahathir’s Hate Speech Backfires – Again
November 03, 2020

Foot in Mouth, Mahathir’s Hate Speech Backfires – Again

By Luke Hunt
It’s time for the former Malaysian PM to just shut and stop scratching for cheap votes.

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
October 27, 2020

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
UMNO expressed its support for Muhyiddin's coalition, even as its officials sought to extract concessions from the beleaguered premier.

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency
October 26, 2020

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency

By Associated Press
Critics claim that Muhyiddin's move was intended to strengthen his hold on power amid challenges to his leadership.

Goldman Sachs Subsidiary Pleads to US Charges in 1MDB Probe
October 23, 2020

Goldman Sachs Subsidiary Pleads to US Charges in 1MDB Probe

By Associated Press
Prosecutors alleged that bond sales organized by Goldman Sachs helped enable the pilfering of the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.
What Did the Chinese FM’s Tour of Southeast Asia Achieve?
October 16, 2020

What Did the Chinese FM’s Tour of Southeast Asia Achieve?

By Sebastian Strangio
Wang Yi riffed on a number of familiar tunes, from China's role in post-COVID-19 recovery to the shibboleth of “non-interference.”

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