Articles / 13.05.2023

Proclamations on religion and ethnonationalism are being made, with the tension dialled up to 11. But amid reports of attempts to destabilise the current government, the bigger issue is that the challenges faced by the Malay community and Malaysia remain unaddressed....

Articles / 10.05.2023

The historic May 9, 2018, election saw the fall of BN, which had ruled for over 6 decades. Yet “New Malaysia” turned out to be far different than many imagined. Dr Bridget Welsh reflects on Malaysia’s journey over the last 5 years....

Articles / 22.08.2021

Malaysia’s eighth prime minister has already described himself as merely a ‘footnote’ in history. With the nation’s shortest prime ministerial tenure of only 532 days, Muhyiddin Yassin’s seventeen months in office will be remembered chiefly for the Covid-19 pandemic, arguably one of Malaysia’s most traumatic experiences. Officially, nearly 14,000 people lost their...