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In Malaysia, a Gargantuan Chinese-Backed Development Bites the Dust
November 19, 2020

In Malaysia, a Gargantuan Chinese-Backed Development Bites the Dust

By Sebastian Strangio
The Melaka Gateway project has languished since the 2018 election, when large Chinese investments came under close scrutiny.

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
October 27, 2020

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
UMNO expressed its support for Muhyiddin's coalition, even as its officials sought to extract concessions from the beleaguered premier.
Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case
November 11, 2019

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case

By Associated Press
Defense lawyers said Najib was shocked he wasn’t acquitted.

Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib
August 20, 2019

Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib

By Associated Press
The delay will allow the first trial involving Najib, also linked to the 1MDB scandal, to finish before the next begins.

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs for 1MDB Scandal
December 18, 2018

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs for 1MDB Scandal

By Associated Press
The investigation into massive theft from the state investment fund advances.

Malaysia's 14th General Elections: Standing Still
August 14, 2017

Malaysia's 14th General Elections: Standing Still

By Dominique F. Fernandes
With the national opposition in disarray, the elections seem to be Barisan Nasional’s to lose.

When Will Malaysia Hold Its Next Election?
September 29, 2016

When Will Malaysia Hold Its Next Election?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at the speculation that the country may hold early polls before it needs to in 2018.
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
August 31, 2016

Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal

By Kean Wong
“You can bend the rules of political physics in Malaysia, not forever but for awhile.”

US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
July 27, 2016

US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal

By Luke Hunt
Malaysian premier Najib Razak is believed to be linked to the stolen funds.

No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
March 07, 2016

No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens

By Rui Hao Puah
As the 1MDB scandal continues, there are few signs of the country’s ongoing power struggle being resolved anytime soon.

Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?
March 01, 2016

Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at how the rhetoric compares to reality.
Malaysia A ‘New Dictatorship’ Under Najib: Ex-Deputy Prime Minister
February 28, 2016

Malaysia A ‘New Dictatorship’ Under Najib: Ex-Deputy Prime Minister

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Muhyiddin Yassin warns of the rise of a new dictatorship and the collapse of democratic institutions in the country.

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