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Malaysian Glove Maker Vows Reforms Following US Import Ban
January 05, 2022

Malaysian Glove Maker Vows Reforms Following US Import Ban

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's reputation as a global black spot for forced labor could soon begin to affect its bottom line.

Frustration Grows in Malaysia Over Government’s Slow Flood Response
December 24, 2021

Frustration Grows in Malaysia Over Government’s Slow Flood Response

By Alifah Zainuddin
As politicians play the blame game, citizens and migrants alike have proven once again that they only have themselves to rely on.
‘Sarawak First’ Triumphs as GPS Dominates in Malaysian State Polls
December 22, 2021

‘Sarawak First’ Triumphs as GPS Dominates in Malaysian State Polls

By Alifah Zainuddin
While Sarawakians want more autonomy to govern, they are willing to live with Putrajaya for now.

Malaysia’s National 5G Wholesale Network Experiment
December 22, 2021

Malaysia’s National 5G Wholesale Network Experiment

By James Guild
Its government is playing an unusually active role in setting up the country's next-gen telecom networks. But will it succeed?

A Tumultuous Year in Malaysian Politicking
December 20, 2021

A Tumultuous Year in Malaysian Politicking

By Sophie Lemière
The shifting political allegiances of the past three years seem set to continue until the next general election.

Can MUDA Capture Malaysia’s Youth Vote?
December 16, 2021

Can MUDA Capture Malaysia’s Youth Vote?

By Alifah Zainuddin
If all young people gravitate towards MUDA, the youth-based party will instantly become a major political party. But that is unlikely to be the case.

Malaysia Readies for Crucial Sarawak State Elections
December 16, 2021

Malaysia Readies for Crucial Sarawak State Elections

By Sebastian Strangio
The elections fall amidst an upswing in pro-autonomy sentiment in the eastern Malaysian state.
PM Ismail’s First 100 Days: Beating Expectations Is Not Enough
December 09, 2021

PM Ismail’s First 100 Days: Beating Expectations Is Not Enough

By Alifah Zainuddin
Ismail Sabri’s leadership has offered much-needed stability, but Malaysians deserve more than just the status quo.

Malaysian Court Upholds 1MDB Verdict Against Former PM
December 08, 2021

Malaysian Court Upholds 1MDB Verdict Against Former PM

By Sebastian Strangio
In handing down the decision, an appeal judge described Najib Razak’s actions as a “national embarrassment.”

20 Years After 9/11, Al-Qaida Retains a Deadly Relevance in Malaysia
December 02, 2021

20 Years After 9/11, Al-Qaida Retains a Deadly Relevance in Malaysia

By Rueben Dass and Jasminder Singh
Despite the network's apparent dormancy, Malaysian authorities can't afford to underestimate its potential threat.

Joyful Reunions as Malaysia-Singapore Land Border Reopens
November 29, 2021

Joyful Reunions as Malaysia-Singapore Land Border Reopens

By Syawalludin Zain
The Causeway Bridge between Singapore and Malaysia was one of the world's busiest land borders before the pandemic struck. 
Malaysia: Is Barisan Nasional Growing in Strength?
November 26, 2021

Malaysia: Is Barisan Nasional Growing in Strength?

By Alifah Zainuddin
The six-decade-old grand old coalition, led by UMNO, remains in a much weaker state, but it will inevitably be looking to build on its winning momentum.

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