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Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Scores Decisive Victory in Pivotal State Election
March 14, 2022

Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Scores Decisive Victory in Pivotal State Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The strong showing for the Barisan Nasional coalition is expected to intensify calls for an early general election.

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.
Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia
August 11, 2020

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia

By Catherine Putz
The Najib ruling is “a step in the right direction on the path to constitutional redemption,” Tew says.

Democracy in Crisis: Where Does Malaysia Go From Here?
February 27, 2020

Democracy in Crisis: Where Does Malaysia Go From Here?

By Brian Wong
Only a general election can rescue Malaysia’s democracy, but not its stability.

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?

Malaysia Changes Its Voting Age
July 19, 2019

Malaysia Changes Its Voting Age

By Marcus Tantau
Malaysia’s political landscape shifts as lawmakers vote to lower the country’s voting age.

What Does the Cameron Highlands By-Election Mean for Malaysian Politics?
January 25, 2019

What Does the Cameron Highlands By-Election Mean for Malaysian Politics?

By Marcus Tantau
The poll will be an early test of the PH’s performance – and the BN’s resilience.
Japan’s Lessons for Malaysia
July 01, 2018

Japan’s Lessons for Malaysia

By Nithin Coca
Japan’s 2009 election experience has lessons for Malaysia’s first opposition government.

Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
June 01, 2018

Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Malaysia’s 2018 election: why it matters and what comes next.

Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
May 12, 2018

Malaysia's New Political Tsunami

By Michio Ueda
What led to the historic election result -- and where does Malaysia go from here?

Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform
May 11, 2018

Malaysia’s Election: A Surprise Win For Reform

By Anthony Fensom
Putting aside the political fall-out, the economic implications could be huge.
Malaysia's Fierce Campaigning in Action
May 08, 2018

Malaysia's Fierce Campaigning in Action

By Alexandra Radu
Glimpses of the campaign in Malaysia's most hotly contested election to date.

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