Malaysia’s civil service has long come under fire for being bloated, inefficient and self-serving. Now it stands accused of preventing attempts at reform.
Mahathir has quietly resurrected his PPSMI policy which required English to be used as the medium of instruction for maths and science. Some policies are better left dead.
ASEAN governments are passing a slew of cybersecurity and internet censorship laws. These internet restrictions could be more damaging than the misinformation and inappropriate content they aim to control.
Work can resume on the East Coast Rail Project now Malaysia has renegotiated terms with China. What does it mean for Malaysia, China and its Belt and Road Initiative?
Since November 2018, The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture (DA) has highlighted excessive palm oil import volume. When it threatened to issue a temporary ban, Malaysia and Indonesia finally responded.
Almost a year after its arrival in Malaysia, WeChat Pay MY is forging new local partnerships to drive future growth. For Tencent, the Chinese owners of the app, there is far more than the Malaysian e-wallet market at stake.
Unlike his predecessor, Mahathir Mohamad’s government is trying to tackle the root causes of bankruptcy. Can a government expenditure guide solve the problem?
Malaysia’s economy has moved on from 2009. But is there a fresh cause for concern?
AI is transforming the human rights space and encouraging civilian participation in the fight against human trafficking.
Despite calling for a “human rights record respected by the world”, Mahathir’s government continues to marginalize and repress the Malaysian transgender community.