Malaysia and Indonesia’s governments have been pressured by their citizens to take a strict line against the French president’s controversial remarks. However, some politicians are seemingly using the opportunity to make political gains.
The conviction of Malaysia’s former finance minister in a major corruption case will have far-reaching implications for the country’s domestic politics.
UMNO is in the grip of a crisis. Its new President Mohamad Hasan brings something new to the table, but it may be too late to save the party.
Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election manifesto included ten major policy changes. Seven months into Mahathir’s term, what has changed?
By using the 1MDB scandal for political gain, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad risks throwing relations with China into lasting disarray.
Mahathir scrapped plans for a High-Speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. But this may not be the end of the line for this high-profile project.
Mahathir has repaired his relationship with Anwar. But is this enough to take down Najib?
Malaysia’s opposition superstar has said he will not stand for Prime Minister. This leaves big questions, and divisions, for his coalition.
With Malaysian general elections potentially taking place later this year, the person in the spotlight will undoubtedly be Prime Minister Najib Razak. How has his leadership shaped Malaysia, and who are his potential opponents for the seat of Prime Minister?
Mahathir Mohamad is using lucrative new Chinese development projects to stir up racist sentiment and attack Prime Minister Najib. This is not only a lie but a dangerous one at that.