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Malaysian Politics: ‘Mother of All Battles’ Shaping Up
Malaysia’s besieged leader Najib Razak claims to have turned around his political fortunes despite the 1MDB scandal. While UMNO is increasingly confident of facing the coming general election, the ground may be far from sweet.
Is Malaysia Tilting Towards China?
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak visited China in November 2016 where he signed a series of deals, including a significant defence agreement, raising concerns that Malaysia could be veering away from its partnership ...
GE14 & Its Aftermath - Enter Malaysia’s New Political Order
Days after the political earthquake of a general election on 9 May, Anwar Ibrahim declared Malaysia “on the verge of a new golden era”. Will it be a mere change of government or a political transition to a new order?
In Conversation With Anwar Ibrahim (2) : His Vision, New Malaysia, Regeneration and the Region
Yang Razali Kassim continues his conversation with Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting. In this second part, the president-elect of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), the biggest component of the ruling Pakatan ...
Mother of All Elections 2.0 : New Crossroads in Malaysian Politics?
Prime Minister Najib Razak, under siege but fighting back, has beaten the war drums for a do-or-die general election that is just around the corner. Will we see UMNO returned to power, or be replaced for the first time?
UMNO Post-Power : What Now in a Changing Landscape?
Soon after its historic defeat in the 9 May 2018 general election, the long-dominant UMNO held its first party elections over the weekend. The much subdued contest for the presidency and other leadership positions, unlike ...
US-China Conflict : Will ASEAN Centrality Be Derailed?
The US-China trade war is fast escalating into a political one with security implications as US senators re-introduced a sanctions bill to check Beijing on its expansionism in the South China Sea and East China Sea. How ...