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2018/02/21 | Oiwan Lam

Malaysian Government Uses Barking Chicken to Celebrate Year of the Dog

Some believe that the use of a barking rooster in the Chinese New Year ad is meant to avoid insulting some Muslims, who consider dogs unclean.

2018/01/26 | Dr. James M. Dorsey

MALAYSIA: Activist's Disappearance Stirs Debate about Saudi-Funded Intolerance

An activist vilified for his religion before vanishing is at the center of swirling accusations of religious intolerance.

2018/01/18 | Malaysiakini.com

Malaysian Automaker Proton Offers 'Hokkien Discount'

Proton often offers special promotions to corporate clients, associations and even media organizations.

2017/11/20 | Jomo JS

For Malaysia, the Dream of TPP is Turning into a Nightmare

Jomo JS argues that the original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Agreement had little to offer Malaysia — but the absence of the US makes the agreement nonsensical.

2017/10/13 | Julia Mayer

'Dangerous Dancing': Malaysian Dance Battles against Ban

It’s been described by UNESCO as a ‘masterpiece of humanity,’ yet the Malay dance-drama style Mak Yong is still banned in Kelantan, its place of origin. Julia Mayer looks at whether international attention can change repressive local laws.

2017/10/13 | Mong Palatino

Malaysian's ‘Mother GAIA’ Artwork Calls for Environmental Protection

A new exhibit in Penang, Malaysia features the latest paintings of Jennifer Mourin, an artist known for actively promoting the protection of the environment through her art.

2017/08/30 | Wong Chin Huat

A Roadmap for Breaking Malaysia's 'One Party State'

With the right balance of change and continuity guided principally by a two-stage roadmap, there is hope that PH may just garner enough Malay and non-Malay voters to end UMNO’s corrupt party-state.

2017/07/28 | Lynda Lim.

Malaysia, How Deep is Your Love? Support for Female Leaders Only Goes So Far

Fatwahs have been used to silence and intimidate key women’s organizations supporting Muslim women’s rights and access to justice.

2017/07/24 | James Chin

Here is Why Mahathir is at the Center of Malaysia’s Opposition Power Play

Mahathir represents an alternative Ketuanan Melayu leadership, rather than real political reforms.