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Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?
November 17, 2022

Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?

By James Chin
Despite its shock defeat in 2018, UMNO's proven brand of ethnic Malay identity politics could play a decisive role in Saturday's election.

Malaysia’s Political Parties Neglect Youth At Their Own Peril
November 17, 2022

Malaysia’s Political Parties Neglect Youth At Their Own Peril

By Brian R. Braun
For all the talk of the influx of first-time voters aged 18-20, the country's political parties have done little to appeal to them.
Unfazed by Scandals, Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Seeks Electoral Victory
November 10, 2022

Unfazed by Scandals, Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Seeks Electoral Victory

By Eileen Ng
Four years after its shock defeat to a progressive multi-ethnic coalition, can UMNO regain its mandate?

Malaysia Kicks off Election Campaign Ahead of November 19 Vote
November 07, 2022

Malaysia Kicks off Election Campaign Ahead of November 19 Vote

By Sebastian Strangio
Given the complexity of the country's electoral landscape, there is no guarantee GE15 will bring an end to the current political instability.

Will Malaysia’s First-Time Voters Become a Driving Force of GE15?
November 04, 2022

Will Malaysia’s First-Time Voters Become a Driving Force of GE15?

By Robin Vochelet
When Malaysians head to the polls on November 19, a record 5 million young people are expected to take part for the first time.

Khoo Ying Hooi on Malaysia’s Pivotal General Election
November 01, 2022

Khoo Ying Hooi on Malaysia’s Pivotal General Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The outcome of this month’s election is “far less certain and predictable" than previous ones.

Malaysia Election Set for November 19 Amid Fear of Floods
October 20, 2022

Malaysia Election Set for November 19 Amid Fear of Floods

By Associated Press
The chairman of the country's Election Commission said that a two-week campaign period will begin on November 5.
Malaysia’s Mahathir, 97, to Run in Malaysia’s General Elections
October 11, 2022

Malaysia’s Mahathir, 97, to Run in Malaysia’s General Elections

By Eileen Ng
Mahathir says he’ll run to defend his seat, but hasn’t said whether he’d pursue the prime minister role again.

Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications
April 23, 2018

Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications

By David Han Guo Xiong
As a leading member of ASEAN, Malaysia’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia will have implications for GE14 and vice versa. 

Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws
April 02, 2018

Ahead Of Elections, Malaysians Protest Controversial Laws

By Alexandra Radu
The opposition accuses the ruling party of “stealing” upcoming elections.

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

By Erin Cook
The failure to truly address minority concerns may come back to bite the premier in 2018.
Why Malaysia's Najib Razak Isn't Going Anywhere
January 12, 2017

Why Malaysia's Najib Razak Isn't Going Anywhere

By Ooi Kok Hin
Despite protests, political realities will keep the prime minister's coalition in power through 2017 – and beyond.

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