Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua
Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua
Peter T. C. Chang
Opinion

Opinion

Peter T. C. Chang

Can China’s ‘community of shared future’ grow amid Malaysia’s internal trust deficit?

  • President Xi Jinping’s vision of the advancement of humanity has a testing ground in Malaysia – and a cautionary tale of challenges
  • The Southeast Asian nation’s Malay Muslim and Chinese Confucian communities are at odds, but have much common ground to work with

Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua
Modern Malaysia is multiracial and multireligious. Photo: Xinhua
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Peter T. C. Chang

Peter T. C. Chang

Peter T. C. Chang is based at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. He is trained in the field of comparative philosophy and religion. His current research project looks at China's soft power and its impact on the Sino-Malaysia relationship specifically and the wider world generally.