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2020/12/18 | East Asia Forum

ASEAN in the Driver’s Seat in the South China Sea

After decade-long disputes, what can we expect to see in South China Sea in the upcoming year?

2020/11/26 | Luke Hein

Melbourne Meets Taipei in a New Music Collaboration

Yeo, a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer whose heritage winds back from Australia to Malaysia to Southern China, makes a foray into Mandopop with Taiwanese-Australian artist Chendy.

2020/11/16 | Voice of America

Amid China Tensions, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam Pin Hopes on Biden

Based on his record as vice president, scholars say Biden can be expected to put more emphasis on diplomacy, rather than the sort of military moves favored by President Donald Trump.

2020/02/24 | Deutsche Welle

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad Resigns

Prime Minister Mahathir's party has pulled out of a coalition with his long-time arch rival Anwar Ibrahim. The decision is the latest chapter in the pair's political tug-of-war.

2018/10/27 | The Conversation

MALAYSIA: Inside a Failed Quest to Investigate Alleged UK Colonial Crimes

Efforts to investigate an alleged 1948 massacre at the hands of UK soldiers fizzled out at the European Court of Human Rights.

2018/10/04 | Chang Yu-shan

OPINION: Malaysia Must Quantify & Eliminate Its Child Marriage Problem

To end child marriage in Malaysia, the government must insist on compiling accurate statistics, then share the responsibility of eliminating the problem.

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.

2018/08/30 |

How to Understand the Confusing Spellings of Romanized Chinese Names

The different ways Singaporean-Malaysian Chinese communities transliterate names reflect the region's cultural diversity.

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.

2018/07/10 | AsiaGlobal Online

Asia's Philanthropy Problem: Growing Wealth, Stagnant Giving

Wealth in Asia is growing rapidly, but philanthropy is lagging behind. Charitable infrastructure remains underdeveloped throughout the continent. Governments and corporations can fix this.

2018/05/25 | The Conversation

Malaysia's Real Political Struggle Is Just Beginning

The election went smoothly, but the political forecast looks rough.

2018/05/23 | Netusha Naidu

OPINION: 'Critical Optimism' Lights Malaysia's Way Forward

A personal narrative of how GE14 flew in the face of expectations of a global democratic decline.

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.