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Youth Moving to the Forefront of Malaysian Politics
September 15, 2020

Youth Moving to the Forefront of Malaysian Politics

By Crystal Teoh
A lowered voting age, and rising discontent with the country's rusted-on political elite, are stimulating youth involvement in politics.

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia
August 11, 2020

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia

By Catherine Putz
The Najib ruling is “a step in the right direction on the path to constitutional redemption,” Tew says.
Malaysia Prime Minister Wins Test of Support, Ousts House Speaker
July 13, 2020

Malaysia Prime Minister Wins Test of Support, Ousts House Speaker

By Associated Press
The government secured 111 votes against 109 to oust the speaker, a narrow win.

Malaysian Prime Minister Faces a Leadership Challenge When Parliament Resumes
July 06, 2020

Malaysian Prime Minister Faces a Leadership Challenge When Parliament Resumes

By Luke Hunt
Mahathir still has the support to influence his country’s politics.

Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 
June 09, 2020

Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 

By Associated Press
Musa Aman’s acquittal comes less than a month after prosecutors dropped money laundering charges against Riza Aziz.

In Malaysia, a Razor Thin Majority Rules During an Unprecedented Crisis
May 21, 2020

In Malaysia, a Razor Thin Majority Rules During an Unprecedented Crisis

By Harris Zainul and Ryan Chua
Muhyiddin’s consolidation of power comes simultaneously with the smallest majority in Malaysia’s democratic history. 

Mahathir’s No-Win No-Confidence Gamble
May 12, 2020

Mahathir’s No-Win No-Confidence Gamble

By Asif Ullah Khan
Whatever happens in the no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Muhyiddin, it will be a setback for Mahathir -- and the opposition.
Malaysia’s Game of Thrones
May 01, 2020

Malaysia’s Game of Thrones

By Nor Arlene Tan
Untangling the political machinations that collapsed the Alliance of Hope from within.

Will a New Government in Malaysia Reset India Ties?
April 20, 2020

Will a New Government in Malaysia Reset India Ties?

By Yatharth Kachiar
The Muhyiddin government seems keen to thaw the ice, but there are major pitfalls ahead.

Malaysian Politics Under the New Perikatan Nasional Government
April 14, 2020

Malaysian Politics Under the New Perikatan Nasional Government

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on Malaysia’s trajectory after the sudden collapse of the Pakatan Harapan coalition and the rise of the new Perikatan Nasional government.

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.
New Malaysian Prime Minister Unveils Revamped Cabinet
March 10, 2020

New Malaysian Prime Minister Unveils Revamped Cabinet

By Associated Press
The move came amid continued political and economic uncertainty in the Southeast Asian state.

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