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Malaysia’s Anwar Mulling Crucial Cabinet Appointments
November 29, 2022

Malaysia’s Anwar Mulling Crucial Cabinet Appointments

By Sebastian Strangio
Who the newly appointed prime minister chooses could determine the fate of his sprawling unity government.

Can Anwar Ibrahim Bring Stability Back to Malaysian Politics?
November 25, 2022

Can Anwar Ibrahim Bring Stability Back to Malaysian Politics?

By Sebastian Strangio
While the November 19 election resulted in a victory for his multi-ethnic Pakatan Harapan bloc, the forces of conservative Malay nationalism have perhaps never been stronger.
Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?
November 17, 2022

Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?

By James Chin
Despite its shock defeat in 2018, UMNO's proven brand of ethnic Malay identity politics could play a decisive role in Saturday's election.

Malaysia Kicks off Election Campaign Ahead of November 19 Vote
November 07, 2022

Malaysia Kicks off Election Campaign Ahead of November 19 Vote

By Sebastian Strangio
Given the complexity of the country's electoral landscape, there is no guarantee GE15 will bring an end to the current political instability.

Khoo Ying Hooi on Malaysia’s Pivotal General Election
November 01, 2022

Khoo Ying Hooi on Malaysia’s Pivotal General Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The outcome of this month’s election is “far less certain and predictable" than previous ones.

Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Scores Decisive Victory in Pivotal State Election
March 14, 2022

Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Scores Decisive Victory in Pivotal State Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The strong showing for the Barisan Nasional coalition is expected to intensify calls for an early general election.

Malaysian Youth Vote in the Spotlight as Johor State Prepares for Election
March 11, 2022

Malaysian Youth Vote in the Spotlight as Johor State Prepares for Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The election is the first to be held in Malaysia since a constitutional amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.
Malaysia: Is Barisan Nasional Growing in Strength?
November 26, 2021

Malaysia: Is Barisan Nasional Growing in Strength?

By Alifah Zainuddin
The six-decade-old grand old coalition, led by UMNO, remains in a much weaker state, but it will inevitably be looking to build on its winning momentum.

‘Battle Royale’ Begins for Melaka State Voters
November 10, 2021

‘Battle Royale’ Begins for Melaka State Voters

By Alifah Zainuddin
The outcomes of the state polls will allow political parties to chart a clearer course ahead of the 15th General Election, including forming new alliances.

Youth Present New Challenges to Malaysia’s Old Politics
March 18, 2021

Youth Present New Challenges to Malaysia’s Old Politics

By Darryl Tan
Youth pose challenges to the country's aging political elite, but they are far from a monolithic bloc.

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency
October 26, 2020

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency

By Associated Press
Critics claim that Muhyiddin's move was intended to strengthen his hold on power amid challenges to his leadership.
Will Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Finally Succeed?
September 25, 2020

Will Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Finally Succeed?

By Sebastian Strangio
The opposition leader’s announcement that he commands the support necessary to form a new government has dissipated into a period of tense political speculation.

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