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The Ulu Tiram Attack and the Jemaah Islamiyah Threat in Malaysia

The Ulu Tiram Attack and the Jemaah Islamiyah Threat in Malaysia

By Bilveer Singh
The shock attack suggests that JI retains a presence in Malaysia, despite years of crackdowns by the state.

Billionaire Sultan Ibrahim of Johor Sworn in as Malaysia’s King

Billionaire Sultan Ibrahim of Johor Sworn in as Malaysia’s King

By Eileen Ng
The Western-educated sultan is the 17th person to serve as king under the country's unique rotational monarchy.
Malaysia, Singapore Agree to New SEZ to Boost Border Trade

Malaysia, Singapore Agree to New SEZ to Boost Border Trade

By Sebastian Strangio
The planned SEZ is just one of a range of initiatives designed to tighten the economic integration between the two countries.

Sultan of Johor Slams Malaysian Politicians Seeking to ‘Derail’ Stability

Sultan of Johor Slams Malaysian Politicians Seeking to ‘Derail’ Stability

By Sebastian Strangio
The rare intervention by Sultan Ibrahim follows a report of a plot by disgruntled MPs to abandon Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim's unity government.

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

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.

Malaysian Youth Vote in the Spotlight as Johor State Prepares for Election

Malaysian Youth Vote in the Spotlight as Johor State Prepares for Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The election is the first to be held in Malaysia since a constitutional amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.

Malaysia’s Canceled Belt and Road Initiative Projects and the Implications for China

Malaysia’s Canceled Belt and Road Initiative Projects and the Implications for China

By Blake H. Berger
Malaysia–China relations are poised to remain friendly and may even offer China an opportunity to reassess how BRI projects are evaluated and implemented.
Malaysia’s Forest City and the Damage Done

Malaysia’s Forest City and the Damage Done

By Sylvain Ourbis and Albert Shaw
Taking a closer look at a sultan's grand $100-billion megaproject in Johor.

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