Bridget Welsh is a Visiting Professor at John Cabot University, a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement, fostering mutual understanding and empowerment.
Monthly archive May, 2014

The core character of Malaysia seen at LCCT

Taken from Malaysiakini.com Today marks the closure of the Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) in Sepang. Opened in 2006, this no-frills terminal has seen multiple millions of passengers pass through its gates and helped to develop the tourism sector nationally and internationally. The LCCT became the main transfer point of the 40 million tourists visiting Malaysia,...

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One year after GE13, lost in sea of politicking

Taken from Malaysiakini.com Today marks the one year anniversary of the historic 13th general election. This election was pivotal in the country’s history as the incumbent BN coalition held onto power, with the opposition calls for ‘change’ unfulfilled.Scholars have highlighted the fundamental shifts in the power of Umno, the imbalance of the opposition parties, the...

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