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An End To Winner-Takes-All In Malaysian Politics?
September 14, 2021

An End To Winner-Takes-All In Malaysian Politics?

By Alifah Zainuddin
Malaysia’s political leaders sign a landmark deal as Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob pledges a slew of reforms. But will his government follow through?

The Risks Facing Malaysia’s ‘Second Chance’ Government
August 31, 2021

The Risks Facing Malaysia’s ‘Second Chance’ Government

By Alifah Zainuddin
Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s decision to give his predecessor’s cabinet a second chance might just work in his favor.
Malaysia’s New PM Calls For a Political Truce. Will He Succeed?
August 24, 2021

Malaysia’s New PM Calls For a Political Truce. Will He Succeed?

By Alifah Zainuddin
Newly-appointed prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob takes crucial first step towards a more inclusive political landscape.

Malaysian King Picks Ex-Deputy PM as Nation’s New Leader
August 20, 2021

Malaysian King Picks Ex-Deputy PM as Nation’s New Leader

By Eileen Ng
The appointment of Ismail Sabri Yaakob restores the United Malays National Organization to its accustomed position of power.

Malaysia’s Longest-Governing Party Seems Set to Reclaim PM Post
August 19, 2021

Malaysia’s Longest-Governing Party Seems Set to Reclaim PM Post

By Eileen Ng
Deputy Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob seems set to be appointed Malaysia's next prime minister.

Malaysian Lawmakers Set to Vote on Next Prime Minister
August 17, 2021

Malaysian Lawmakers Set to Vote on Next Prime Minister

By Sebastian Strangio
So who will replace Muhyiddin as Malaysia’s next prime minister? Several potential horses are nosing their way toward the starting line.

Malaysia’s Muhyiddin Finally Steps Down As Prime Minister
August 16, 2021

Malaysia’s Muhyiddin Finally Steps Down As Prime Minister

By Alifah Zainuddin
Whoever takes Muhyiddin’s place will inherit an unresolved political crisis, in addition to a worsening public health emergency.
Politics is Wrecking Malaysia’s Pandemic Response
August 09, 2021

Politics is Wrecking Malaysia’s Pandemic Response

By Alifah Zainuddin
The COVID-19 crisis offers a convenient pretext for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to hold on to power.

Malaysian PM Defies Calls to Resign, Claiming Parliamentary Majority
August 04, 2021

Malaysian PM Defies Calls to Resign, Claiming Parliamentary Majority

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Muhyiddin agreed to subject himself to a motion of confidence when parliament reconvenes next month.

Democracy Is Teetering in Malaysia as PM Tightens Grip on Power
August 03, 2021

Democracy Is Teetering in Malaysia as PM Tightens Grip on Power

By Alifah Zainuddin
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s desperate attempt to hold on to power threatens to shake the country's democratic system to the core.

Malaysia’s Youth Step Up Protests As Political Crisis Deepens
August 02, 2021

Malaysia’s Youth Step Up Protests As Political Crisis Deepens

By Alifah Zainuddin
Young protestors gather momentum as calls for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s resignation grow louder.
Malaysia PM Under Pressure to Quit After Stern Royal Rebuke
July 29, 2021

Malaysia PM Under Pressure to Quit After Stern Royal Rebuke

By Eileen Ng
The king’s statement immediately sparked an uproar in Parliament, with opposition lawmakers shouting “treason” and demanding that Prime Minister Muhyiddin resign.

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