March 26, 2021
Debunking 3 Myths About Chinese Investment in Malaysia
By Xianbai Ji , Chen Li, and Guanie Lim
A close examination of two flagship BRI-related infrastructure projects in Malaysia reveals the complex reality of China’s financial statecraft.
July 25, 2020
The China-Malaysia Digital Free Trade Zone: National Security Considerations
By Hugh Harsono
While the DFTZ promises growth for both Malaysians and Chinese enterprises, Malaysia must take care to ensure its digital independence.
April 16, 2019
Malaysia: Revised China Deal Shows Costs Were Inflated
By Eileen Ng
Prime Minister Mahathir outlines the renegotiated terms for the East Coast Rail Link, to be built and largely funded by China.
October 31, 2018
Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?
By Peter Ford
Kuala Lumpur may have concerns about the Belt and Road, but Chinese projects in Melaka are continuing apace.
August 18, 2018
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
By Ed Ratcliffe
Evaluating Malaysia's new government 100 days after its surprising election win.
June 21, 2018
Japan First? Tokyo Welcomes Malaysia's Repositioning on China
By Daniel Hurst
Mahathir chose Japan for the site of his first visit since retaking the prime minister's office in Malaysia.