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2018/10/30 | New Mandala
MALAYSIA: What Happened to UMNO and Malay Support During GE14?
Despite regime change at the top, the United Malays National Organisation retains strong support from the Malaysian people.
2018/09/13 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: Port City Sees Pitfalls of Chinese Investment
Malaysia's Kuantan Port worries about lasting environmental impacts after a Chinese infrastructure project was canceled.
2018/09/06 | Khaw Chia Hui
MALAYSIA: Right-Wing Media Stonewalls Dialogue After Heated History Forum
The UMNO-backed Utusan Malaysia branded a discussion of Malaysian textbooks as ‘communist.’ A speaker says she has received death and rape threats.
2018/08/08 | Global Voices
Mahathir's First 100 Days: Only Marginal Progress on Free Speech
Some independent news websites have been unblocked, but a Kuala Lumpur-based journalism organization says 'violations against freedom of expression are still occurring.'
2018/08/01 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: Can Penang Island Handle Its Development Boom?
An October 2017 landslide that killed 11 construction workers was a warning shot that unrestrained development could put life on Penang in danger.
2018/07/23 | Policy Forum
Water Tensions Between Singapore and Malaysia Begin to Boil Over
Malaysia's recent election has reignited a longstanding quarrel over water with Singapore, which receives half its fresh water from its neighbor to the north.
2018/06/22 | The Interpreter
MALAYSIA: Out with the Old and in with the New
A massive cull of key officials left over from the previous government is underway as Prime Minister Mahathir gets down to work.
OPINION: Malaysia's House of Cards and 2-Party Democracy
It is time to take steps to ensure Malaysia matures into a strong two-party democracy.
2018/05/16 | Khaw Chia Hui
MALAYSIA: Views from the Street on Our Political Future
Voters from all sides of the spectrum offer their views in the wake of Malaysia's historic election.
2018/05/15 | New Mandala
Will Election Upheaval Influence Malaysia's Illiberal Neighbors?
Mahathir is back at the helm, but it remains an open question whether or not he represents real change.
2018/05/11 | Khaw Chia Hui
Politics and Personality Keep Malaysia Spellbound as Mahathir Rules Again
Disbelief and trepidation linger after Mahathir's unprecedented general election victor.
2018/05/11 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Captain Democracy Flies to Malaysia's Rescue
Will time and its emissary, Mahathir Mohamad, heal Malaysia's wounds?
2018/05/10 | TIME
MALAYSIA: Najib Concedes Defeat, Mahathir Vows 'Rule of Law'
Najib accepted his party’s defeat and vowed to respect the verdict of the people, but remained defiant about his former mentor’s victory.
2018/05/10 | TNL Staff
MALAYSIA: Deja-vu as Mahathir Clinches General Election Vote
GE14 was the most competitive election in the history of Malaysia, with a voter turnout of 80 percent and a razor-thin victory for Mahathir's opposition alliance.