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Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
No Silver Bullet for Fake News in a New Malaysia
January 12, 2019
No Silver Bullet for Fake News in a New Malaysia
The Anti-Fake News Act (AFNA) 2018 should be repealed, but Malaysia’s leaders need to work on a suitable replacement.
No Silver Bullet for Fake News in a New Malaysia
Deep Waters, Close Quarters: Malaysia and Singapore’s Cross-Strait Disputes
December 20, 2018
Deep Waters, Close Quarters: Malaysia and Singapore’s Cross-Strait Disputes
Singapore-Malaysia relations are at a low amid an ongoing dispute over waters off Tuas.
Deep Waters, Close Quarters: Malaysia and Singapore’s Cross-Strait Disputes
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
November 07, 2018
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia's relations with Malaysia and Indonesia, in particular, are worth watching for signs of cooling enthusiasm.
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
October 18, 2018
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
If Malaysia is serious about stamping out child marriage, especially vulnerable refugee children must also be protected.
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
September 29, 2018
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
The future of an unlikely alliance is far from certain.
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
August 18, 2018
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
Evaluating Malaysia's new government 100 days after its surprising election win.
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
Putting out the Fire: The Water Dispute Between Malaysia and Singapore
July 19, 2018
Putting out the Fire: The Water Dispute Between Malaysia and Singapore
Water has been one of the most contentious items in recent bilateral relations between the two countries.
Putting out the Fire: The Water Dispute Between Malaysia and Singapore
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
July 18, 2018
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
Rather than go all in on HSR now, Southeast Asian countries could focus on upgrading their current narrow gauge systems.
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
Mahathir's National Car Dreams
July 13, 2018
Mahathir's National Car Dreams
A national Malaysian car has long been one of Mahathir’s passions, dovetailing with his support of Malay nationalism.
Mahathir's National Car Dreams
China’s Brain, Malaysia’s Pain
June 06, 2018
China’s Brain, Malaysia’s Pain
Malaysia’s Mahathir should reconsider Alibaba’s city brain first.
China’s Brain, Malaysia’s Pain
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
May 01, 2018
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
The prolonging of the current government risks undermining the nation’s political stability.
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
April 17, 2018
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
Pakistan has been in “primary talks” with Malaysia over the procurement of the JF-17 fighter jet.
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
The Real Problem with Malaysia’s Fake News Law
April 05, 2018
The Real Problem with Malaysia’s Fake News Law
The controversy over the law belies deeper issues in the country and the region more generally.
The Real Problem with Malaysia’s Fake News Law
Will Malaysia’s Upcoming Election Put Chinese Investments at Risk?
March 31, 2018
Will Malaysia’s Upcoming Election Put Chinese Investments at Risk?
How much do Chinese investors need to worry about Malaysia’s next election?
Will Malaysia’s Upcoming Election Put Chinese Investments at Risk?
How to Green Malaysian Electricity
March 10, 2018
How to Green Malaysian Electricity
Malaysia continues to be one of the biggest greenhouse gas emitters in ASEAN. What can Kuala Lumpur do?
How to Green Malaysian Electricity
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