Malaysia

New Mandala: Spotlighting the year ahead

In his first start to the year as editor of Southeast Asia blog New Mandala, Liam Gammon considers what the year ahead has in store.

Malaysia Update Conference 2016: Najib’s Malaysia — A Crisis of Confidence?

Prime Minister Najib has been accused of diverting up to $1 billion of these funds into his personal bank account, but although surveys have shown his popularity has declined he has retained a tight hold over political affairs

Mahathir Mohamad crops up again in bid to lead Malaysia – with Anwar on the same side

At 92, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is again vying for the country’s top job

Najib fights to retain control after 1MDB scandal

As 2016 draws to a close, Najib Razak remains Malaysia’s prime minister. This is despite two years of scandal, scrutiny and speculation over funds missing from state development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), including US$800 million that is believed to have passed through his personal bank accounts.

Mahathir and Malaysia’s money politics

In a country where cash is king, soon nothing will happen without bribery, alleges former PM. Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looked on Thursday like a man with important calculations to make. Even as he smiled and laughed, he seemed quiet and reflective as he discussed Malaysia’s dramatic political realignment.

The state and management of Islamic education in Indonesia and Malaysia

My research explores the nature of Islamic education systems in Indonesia and Malaysia and the different approaches taken by the states in both countries to

Is Malaysia in crisis?

Embattled by billions of dollars in debt owed by the state investment fund 1MDB, and a corruption case involving a ‘donation’ of nearly US$700 million paid i

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