Malaysia

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Malaysia’s UMNO Readies for its AGM

Malaysia’s United Malays National Organization's five-day annual general assembly opens today in the party’s sumptuous headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. It is reasonable to expect five days of rhetoric reasserting ... Read More...
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Malaysia’s Pakatan Rakyat Loses its Luster

The last general election is almost six months behind us, in which the narratives of Malaysian politics have been defined. The Pakatan Rakyat may have won the popular vote, leading some to believe that the oppo... Read More...
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Defeat for Malaysia’s Mahathir?

A seemingly obscure state by-election in Kedah yesterday may have signaled the cresting of the influence of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who put all of his resources and those of his son, Mukhriz, in... Read More...
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UMNO goes for the Status Quo

Malaysia’s intraparty elections for the United Malays National Organization, which concluded over the weekend, have resulted in a resurrection of sorts for Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who was all but given ... Read More...

Power in Malaysia Should be Duty, Not a Prize

We are pleased to reprint this speech by former Malaysian Finance Minister Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah,  one of the country’s architects of its economic framework. Razaleigh, still a member of the United Malays Nat... Read More...