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Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea
December 21, 2019

Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea

By Nguyen Hong Thao
What to make of Kuala Lumpur’s new claim to an extended continental shelf in the South China Sea.

Malaysian Court Frees Australian Woman in Drug Case
November 27, 2019

Malaysian Court Frees Australian Woman in Drug Case

By Associated Press
Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto had been sentenced to death. Now she’s been released and will return home to Sydney.
Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry
November 22, 2019

Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry

By Peter Bengtsen
Migrant workers in Malaysia risk forced labor making gloves for American healthcare giants.

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.

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