The conviction of Malaysia’s former finance minister in a major corruption case will have far-reaching implications for the country’s domestic politics.
The guilty verdict in former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s corruption trial is a sign of hope but it hardly means that justice has been delivered in the case. Malaysia’s judiciary has a historic opportunity to restore some degree of independence and push back against decades of political interventions.
The businessman accused of orchestrating the 1MDB scandal secured asylum from an unnamed country. The move complicates efforts to bring him to justice.
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.
By using the 1MDB scandal for political gain, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad risks throwing relations with China into lasting disarray.
All races are equal, but are some races more equal than others?
As plans for Malaysia’s most ambitious development project yet in Negeri Sembilan are unveiled, has the government learned the lessons of the many previous failures?
President Duterte made a presidential campaign promise to win back the disputed territory of Sabah. He already knew he would never be able to deliver.
Proton is a celebrated embodiment of Malaysian pride and industry. A projected sale of its majority stake to a Chinese firm has stirred sentiments of a national loss.
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?