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Malaysia’s New Dawn?
The challenges Malaysia faces – from reversing the slide in foreign direct investment to tackling labour shortages and protecting workers’ rights – are undoubtedly formidable. But, write M Niaz Asadullah and Andrew Kam Jia Yi, perhaps no one is better equipped to confront them than its new prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim.
Webinar: Anwar Ibrahim’s long walk to power, and what comes next
After 30 years striving to claim Malaysia’s top job, Anwar Ibrahim became Malaysia’s 10th prime minister on 24 November at a critical time in the history of the country and region.
The Return of Anwar
Malaysia’s general election was full of upsets and surprises – old verities of power were up-ended, and Anwar Ibrahim finally won the job he has aspired to for decades. However, writes Clive Kessler, the major development is perhaps the strengthening of the country’s biggest Muslim party, placing the Islamist project in the best position since independence.
Malaysia's Federalism Reverts to a Vanishing Past
The Malaysian government’s National Action Council, set up to address the Covid-19 emergency, held a meeting to discuss mitigation measures on 17 March 2020.
Malaysia's Great Political Experiment
Southeast Asia is a wondrous experiment in comparative politics.