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New Malaysia Prime Minister Orders Asset Declaration in Anti-Corruption Bid
March 11, 2020

New Malaysia Prime Minister Orders Asset Declaration in Anti-Corruption Bid

By Associated Press
All Cabinet members will have to declare their assets as part of a pledge to have a government with integrity.

What Does Muhyiddin’s New Cabinet Mean for Malaysia?
March 11, 2020

What Does Muhyiddin’s New Cabinet Mean for Malaysia?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the cabinet lineup suggests a focus on reassurance, the true test will be if it can help the country overcome more fundamental political and economic uncertainties.
Malaysia: Anti-Corruption Chief Quits After Pakatan Harapan’s Fall
March 06, 2020

Malaysia: Anti-Corruption Chief Quits After Pakatan Harapan’s Fall

By Associated Press
She is the second top official to quit following the breakup of the reformist ruling alliance.

Malaysia: New Premier Delays Parliament Session Amid Political Uncertainty
March 04, 2020

Malaysia: New Premier Delays Parliament Session Amid Political Uncertainty

By Associated Press
Muhyiddin postponed the next session of Parliament by more than two months, delaying plans by the former ruling alliance to seek a no-confidence vote against him.

Malaysia Central Bank Cuts Key Rate Amid Coronavirus Outbreak and Political Turbulence
March 03, 2020

Malaysia Central Bank Cuts Key Rate Amid Coronavirus Outbreak and Political Turbulence

By Associated Press
Malaysia's central bank reduced its key overnight policy rate, citing worsening economic conditions.

What Would a Muhyiddin Premiership Mean for Malaysia’s Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy?
March 02, 2020

What Would a Muhyiddin Premiership Mean for Malaysia’s Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the newly appointed prime minister’s position is far from unchallenged, it is worth looking at what his reign might mean for the country’s domestic politics and foreign policy.

Mahathir Suffers Blow in Malaysia Power Battle as Supporters Abandon Him
February 29, 2020

Mahathir Suffers Blow in Malaysia Power Battle as Supporters Abandon Him

By Associated Press
The now interim premier suffered two key setbacks in the country's shifting political dynamics this week.
Asia in 2020: Trends, Risks, and Geopolitics
December 24, 2019

Asia in 2020: Trends, Risks, and Geopolitics

By Ankit Panda
What lies ahead for the Asia-Pacific region in 2020?

Australian Woman Escapes Death Penalty in Malaysia
November 27, 2019

Australian Woman Escapes Death Penalty in Malaysia

By Luke Hunt
The case had been read as a test case for the country under the Pakatan Harapan government.

Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry
November 22, 2019

Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry

By Peter Bengtsen
Migrant workers in Malaysia risk forced labor making gloves for American healthcare giants.

The Future of the Five Power Defense Arrangements
November 01, 2019

The Future of the Five Power Defense Arrangements

By Li Jie Sheng
The FPDA, a nonbinding defense pact, plays an important role in the Southeast Asian region.
South China Sea: The Disputes and Southeast Asia’s Culture of International Law
October 22, 2019

South China Sea: The Disputes and Southeast Asia’s Culture of International Law

By Pham Ngoc Minh Trang
Disputes in the South China Sea are not as complicated as they may seem.

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