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Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure
August 11, 2017
Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure
For many, the price of instability still appears to be too high to pay for democracy to take root.
Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure
Actually, Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition Died in 1969
July 08, 2017
Actually, Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition Died in 1969
Those who believe that the BN is a genuine multi-ethnic coalition have simply fallen for the slick propaganda.
Actually, Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition Died in 1969
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
June 19, 2017
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Even as 1MDB and other scandals claim further scalps, Malaysia's prime minister is expected to win the next election.
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
August 09, 2016
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
Despite a deepening scandal, Najib Razak has strengthened his position by purging his party and government of critics.
Malaysia's Defiant Prime Minister: The 1MDB Purge
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
January 22, 2016
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
Speculation is mounting that the embattled premier may seek a face-saving exit.
Will Malaysia’s Najib Finally Quit?
Malaysia Rejects Pardon for Jailed Opposition Leader
April 01, 2015
Malaysia Rejects Pardon for Jailed Opposition Leader
Anwar Ibrahim is running out of options.
Malaysia Rejects Pardon for Jailed Opposition Leader
Malaysia Jails Opposition Leader in Blow to Rights
February 10, 2015
Malaysia Jails Opposition Leader in Blow to Rights
Court upholds Anwar Ibrahim's conviction, threatening to end his political career.
Malaysia Jails Opposition Leader in Blow to Rights
Malaysia Backtracks on Sedition Law
November 29, 2014
Malaysia Backtracks on Sedition Law
The Sedition Act of 1948 will not be repealed in Malaysia.
Malaysia Backtracks on Sedition Law
Malaysian PM Shores-Up Support
October 21, 2013
Malaysian PM Shores-Up Support
Najib Razak’s popularity on the rise as Mahathir Mohammad’s son slips.
Malaysian PM Shores-Up Support
Dirty Tricks Alleged on Malaysia’s Campaign Trail
April 16, 2013
Dirty Tricks Alleged on Malaysia’s Campaign Trail
Websites have allegedly been hacked and radio stations jammed leading up to Malaysia’s May elections.
Dirty Tricks Alleged on Malaysia’s Campaign Trail
PM Najib Dissolves Malaysian Government, Poll Pending
April 04, 2013
PM Najib Dissolves Malaysian Government, Poll Pending
After threatening to do so for two years, Malaysian PM Najib Razak has finally called for elections.
PM Najib Dissolves Malaysian Government, Poll Pending
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
March 05, 2013
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
A tricky situation offers a possible electoral out for the Malaysian prime minister.
Sabah Insurgency: A Political Bonus for PM Najib Razak
An Early Election for Malaysia?
December 05, 2012
An Early Election for Malaysia?
Prime Minister Najib Razak would likely prevail, though the challenges he faces are quickly piling up.
An Early Election for Malaysia?
Malaysia's Right Wing Problem
March 02, 2012
Malaysia's Right Wing Problem
Lively civil society is welcome. But is Malaysia’s government turning a blind eye to extremist voices?
Malaysia's Right Wing Problem
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
July 19, 2011
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s Europe tour is dogged by questions over a crackdown on the Bersih rally.
Najib, the Queen and the Pope
Malaysia Shows True Colours?
July 08, 2011
Malaysia Shows True Colours?
Will a Bersih street rally for clean government go ahead as planned in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday?
Malaysia Shows True Colours?
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