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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.

New Malaysian Government to Tackle Cost of Living Crisis
November 28, 2022

New Malaysian Government to Tackle Cost of Living Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Tackling rice bowl issues is a prudent first step for Anwar Ibrahim, who confronts a polarized political landscape.
Reformist Leader Anwar Named Prime Minister of Malaysia
November 24, 2022

Reformist Leader Anwar Named Prime Minister of Malaysia

By Eileen Ng
In naming the longtime opposition figure, the monarch called for an end to the political turmoil that has seen Malaysia led by three prime ministers since 2018.

What Explains the Islamic Surge at Malaysia’s Election?
November 23, 2022

What Explains the Islamic Surge at Malaysia’s Election?

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's main Islamic party, PAS, successfully capitalized on the public's growing disenchantment with the Malay political establishment.

Spotlight on Malaysia’s King to Resolve Election Stalemate
November 22, 2022

Spotlight on Malaysia’s King to Resolve Election Stalemate

By Eileen Ng
Thrust into the role of kingmaker after the November 19 election, the Barisan Nasional coalition has refused to support either of the two leading political blocs.

Malay Nationalist Bloc on Brink of Power in Malaysia After Indecisive Election
November 21, 2022

Malay Nationalist Bloc on Brink of Power in Malaysia After Indecisive Election

By Sebastian Strangio
After a surprise return at Saturday's election, Muhyiddin Yassin's Perikatan Nasional coalition is in the box seat to form the next government.

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.
Unfazed by Scandals, Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Seeks Electoral Victory
November 10, 2022

Unfazed by Scandals, Malaysia’s Grand Old Party Seeks Electoral Victory

By Eileen Ng
Four years after its shock defeat to a progressive multi-ethnic coalition, can UMNO regain its mandate?

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 Election Set for November 19 Amid Fear of Floods
October 20, 2022

Malaysia Election Set for November 19 Amid Fear of Floods

By Associated Press
The chairman of the country's Election Commission said that a two-week campaign period will begin on November 5.

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.

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