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  1. Malaysia's malaise

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The honeymoon of Malaysia's new prime minister, Najib Razak, is proving short-lived as the mysterious death of an opposition figure and a new trial for sodomy ... helped by the very public divisions in the opposition coalition Pakatan Rakyat (or People's Alliance). Such divisions are hardly surprising as it groups the Parti Islam se-Malaysia (PAS), ...

  2. A murder most foul as sleaze returns to Malaysia

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... to the allegations of sodomy, which is illegal in Malaysia, levelled by a former aide against opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim. This is seen by most as a bid to block his ... and that of Malaysia Today. On trial for the murder are Mr Najib's former associate Razak, and two members of Mr Najib's security team. The conduct of the trial has been marked by bizarre twists, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Iran nuclear accord, China's new air zone will affect the world profoundly

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:38am by Philip Bowring

    ... and almost the whole South China Sea, claiming jurisdiction close to Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. China may see itself as only having an issue with Japan- ...

  4. Deals with the devil

    Posted Dec 14th 2005, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Some contrasting shades of darkness and light have been apparent in Southeast Asia. Light from Malaysia and Thailand. Dark from Lee-family-run Singapore. In Malaysia ... at silencing his media critics. The king said criticism was beneficial, and that even he should not be exempt from it. Meanwhile, in Malaysia, ministers were making apologies and offering ...

  5. Georgia's dirty little war sounds warnings to all

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... southern provinces to Malaysia. But that will not happen, ensuring an enduring legacy of troubles and friction. Which brings us back to Georgia, whose borders were set by that Georgian expert ...

  6. A will but not the ways for Islamic finance hub

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... or not these are sharia-compliant. It seems unlikely that Hong Kong, with only a small Muslim population, is going to be able to set up its own sharia-compliance board of experts as Malaysia and Singapore have done. ...

  7. Immobile minds that are holding back Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... like its earlier one to Malaysia, simply creates more high-paying jobs, and hence patronage, for officials. The Mortgage Corporation, and other trading entities, should be sold off or at least ...

  8. Separation anxiety

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... and Vietnam. In Malaysia, there has been a fightback against the control of the judiciary exercised by former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad after purging independent judges. However, efforts ...

  9. China's chance to lead the global economy

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... of all institutions. If this were Indonesia or Malaysia, the commentators from Goldman Sachs would be crying about the evils of crony capitalism, the corruption of the system of government, ...

  10. Pay no attention to these hypocrites

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... such a huge number of often talented people is partly because its domestic economy failed to take the same advantage of global opportunities as Thailand, China or Malaysia have done. If the alliance ...




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