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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.

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.

2018/05/09 | Khaw Chia Hui

Najib vs Mahathir: Malaysia Hits the Polls

Malaysia is choosing its next prime minister, the culmination of a fierce campaign between two political veterans.

2018/05/08 | New Mandala

ANALYSIS: Islam and Identity Politics in Malaysia and Indonesia

Politicians in Malaysia must tread a careful line when stoking religious fervor, Meredith Weiss argues.

2018/04/14 | New Mandala

OPINION: Social Media is Running Roughshod over Rural Malaysian Politics

Technological change is reshaping traditional political loyalties in Malaysia.

2018/04/13 | New Mandala

OPINION: Malaysia's Fake News Law Will Be a Political Sledgehammer

The new law may be wielded unfairly against the state's critics.

2018/03/31 | New Mandala

The Next Election Will 'Change the Malaysian Narrative'

A panel discusses the future of Malaysia -- massive changes are underway, but the public remains unenthused about upcoming elections.