Julia Roknifard

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Opinion | Mahathir’s belt and road balancing act confirms Malaysia’s ‘middle power’ ambitions

Some observers suggest Malaysia has plenty of room to move in negotiations with China. In reality, it finds itself in a tight spot with limited options.

25 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

Some observers suggest Malaysia has plenty of room to move in negotiations with China. In reality, it finds itself in a tight spot with limited options.

Mahathir’s belt and road balancing act confirms Malaysia’s ‘middle power’ ambitions
Opinion | After postponed visit, Malaysia should think twice before welcoming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Since the fall of former PM Najib Razak, Malaysia has changed course on its relations with Riyadh. So why does it want the Saudi royal to visit?

22 Feb 2019 - 10:56PM

Since the fall of former PM Najib Razak, Malaysia has changed course on its relations with Riyadh. So why does it want the Saudi royal to visit?

After postponed visit, Malaysia should think twice before welcoming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman