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2017/01/06 | Amrita Malhi

The Global Fallout from Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal

The destabilization caused by the 1MDB scandal has spread far beyond Najib’s domestic control and attracted global attention to Malaysia.

2017/01/05 | Sarawak Report

More Questions on 1MDB's Secret Bailout from China

Has the Malaysian leader sold out the Malays to the Chinese?

2016/12/11 | Teck Chi Wong

Malaysia’s Digital Economy: Can Entrepreneurship Be Unleashed?

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is courting some of the biggest Chinese tech companies in a bid to foster the country’s digital economy, but his own administration’s culture of corruption might prove too much of a drag on innovation, Teck Chi Wong writes.

2016/11/25 | Hew Wai Weng

Bersih 5 and the Increase of the Malay Discontents

The crowds at Bersih 5 may not have hit previous heights, but their greater ethnic diversity is a positive sign, Hew Wai Weng writes.

2016/11/21 | Alyaa Alhadjri

In Darkness: KL's Transgenders Shed Light on Deaths and Violence

An annual memorial brings attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

2016/11/19 | Malaysiakini

Arrests, Tension on the Streets of KL amid Massive Anti-Corruption Protest

Tens of thousands took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur today, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over the growing 1MDB scandal.

2016/11/09 | James Chin

Najib’s China Legacy: Who Will Be Next to Turn their Back on the U.S.?

Malaysia’s scandal-plagued Prime Minister is finding old friends in Beijing after wearing out his welcome in the West. James Chin looks at whether this is a path more ASEAN countries are likely to follow.

2016/11/08 | ZiQing Low

Malaysian Authorities Reluctant to Respond to Threats on Journalists

A Malaysian pro-government group has threatened to attack the offices of independent news portal Malaysiakini, but authorities are reluctant to take action.

2016/11/02 | Malaysiakini

'Tackling ISIS More Difficult than Tackling Communists'

Efforts in Europe and Asia have yet to determine the root cause of terrorism, according to a top Malaysian politician.

2016/10/28 | Malaysiakini

New Agency to Respond to Terrorism in Malaysia

A new multi-agency special force has been set up to respond to terrorist threats.

2016/10/20 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Mulls Chemical Castration for Paedophiles

Malaysia may follow Indonesia's lead in taking new measures to deal with paedophiles.

2016/10/18 | Malaysiakini

No More Internet at Work for Civil Servants?

Malaysia is to study separating Internet from public sector work computers, following Singapore's lead.

2016/10/17 | Malaysiakini

'Red Shirts' Violence Extends to Journalists in Malaysia

'Hands off our journalists', media organizations say after violence on the weekend.

2016/10/15 | Malaysiakini

Leo Told to Resign as UN Messenger over Links to Malaysia'a 1MDB

'Leonardo DiCaprio has consistently refused to explain his close personal and financial ties with key persons of the Malaysian 1MDB scandal.'

2016/10/14 | Malaysiakini

WSJ: Businessman's White House Visit Linked to Malaysia Corruption Scandal

The plot thickens as Malaysia's far-reaching corruption scandal continues to unravel.

2016/10/13 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Cautioned on Copying Singapore Internet Control Model

'It is not just incumbent upon Malaysians but also companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo!'

2016/10/13 | Edward White

Report Slams Malaysia’s Crackdown on Free Speech, Political Dissent

An international human rights watchdog has slammed Malaysia’s ongoing crackdown on free speech and political dissent.