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The 'Foreign Interference' Blame Game in Malaysia’s Upcoming Election
March 23, 2018
The 'Foreign Interference' Blame Game in Malaysia’s Upcoming Election
Accusations are being leveled by both sides as the campaign rhetoric heats up.
The 'Foreign Interference' Blame Game in Malaysia’s Upcoming Election
Malaysia's General Election: The Battleground States
February 01, 2018
Malaysia's General Election: The Battleground States
The new general election will feature a localization of electoral politics unseen in Malaysian political history.
Malaysia's General Election: The Battleground States
Will #SpoiltVote Impact Malaysia’s Upcoming General Election?
January 24, 2018
Will #SpoiltVote Impact Malaysia’s Upcoming General Election?
Dissatisfied with the BN and the opposition, some are calling for votes to sit out the 2018 elections.
Will #SpoiltVote Impact Malaysia’s Upcoming General Election?
Malaysia’s Long History of Election Rigging
January 11, 2018
Malaysia’s Long History of Election Rigging
Opposition candidate Mahathir Mohammed is just as guilty as current Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Malaysia’s Long History of Election Rigging
The Challenge for Najib’s ‘Malay First’ Policy in Malaysia’s Next Election
December 15, 2017
The Challenge for Najib’s ‘Malay First’ Policy in Malaysia’s Next Election
The failure to truly address minority concerns may come back to bite the premier in 2018.
The Challenge for Najib’s ‘Malay First’ Policy in Malaysia’s Next Election
The End of Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition?
June 30, 2017
The End of Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition?
Najib Razak's embrace of an Islamic party overturns a decades-long tradition of narrowing ethnic and religious divides.
The End of Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition?
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
March 20, 2017
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Despite the massive 1MDB scandal, Malaysia's ruling party might be in an even better position than in 2013.
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
June 25, 2016
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
The twin by-elections need to be properly understood.
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
What's Behind Malaysia's Pile of Missing Money?
July 15, 2015
What's Behind Malaysia's Pile of Missing Money?
A financial scandal implicating Malaysia's prime minister has gripped the country.
What's Behind Malaysia's Pile of Missing Money?
Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
October 17, 2014
Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
Growing domestic and international attention is stepping up pressure on the Malaysian government.
Malaysian Lawyers March Against ‘Sedition Blitz’
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
September 08, 2014
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
As the government continues to wield the colonial-era legislation, opposition is mounting.
Malaysia’s Sedition Debate
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
July 15, 2014
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
Is the closing down of homeless shelters in Kuala Lumpur to cleanse the capital’s ‘image’ the last straw for Malaysian citizens?
Malaysia’s Ruling Party Cracks Down on Homeless
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
May 31, 2014
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
Southeast Asia’s rollback from democracy reflects a worrying global trend toward anti-democratic political change.
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
Power Struggle in Malaysia
February 14, 2014
Power Struggle in Malaysia
The “Allah” crisis is masking a nuanced and historic racial debate in Malaysian politics.
Power Struggle in Malaysia
Malaysia: Breaking the Cycle of Malapportionment
February 07, 2014
Malaysia: Breaking the Cycle of Malapportionment
Malaysia’s Opposition could look at a South Australian example to overcome an unfair electoral distribution.
Malaysia: Breaking the Cycle of Malapportionment
Old Malaysian Issues Are New, Again
February 04, 2014
Old Malaysian Issues Are New, Again
Controversy over the use of “Allah” by non-Muslims has religious – and political – underpinnings.
Old Malaysian Issues Are New, Again
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