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Opinion | A revolution in Malaysia? Not so fast ...

Mahathir Mohamad has made history in a stunning win for the opposition. But the task ahead is one of reform that will take place sometimes in a rush, sometimes imperceptibly.

11 May 2018 - 8:07PM

Mahathir Mohamad has made history in a stunning win for the opposition. But the task ahead is one of reform that will take place sometimes in a rush, sometimes imperceptibly.

A revolution in Malaysia? Not so fast ...
This is the moment of truth for Malaysia’s race-based politics
What the Penang floods say about Malaysian politics (and it’s not just about climate change)

The freak storm that hit Penang, killing seven, is notable not only for occurring in a place famed for mild weather – it wouldn’t be Malaysia if such an event weren’t politicised.

17 Nov 2017 - 6:30PM

The freak storm that hit Penang, killing seven, is notable not only for occurring in a place famed for mild weather – it wouldn’t be Malaysia if such an event weren’t politicised.

What the Penang floods say about Malaysian politics (and it’s not just about climate change)