MalaysiaDay

31 August, 2016

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James Chin, Guest Contributor

Malaysia’s independence and a fragile federation.

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A conference and conflict in Myanmar

Will Panglong II end decades of ethnic insurgency?

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Financial scandals and foreign affairs

1MDB is a Malaysian problem with reach in Australia, writes Amrita Malhi.

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A building and brutality

Can architecture help heal the wounds of Cambodia's genocide?

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No smooth sailing

Philippines 'utility men', servitude and dreams of better days.

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A foundation for freedom

Support for Myanmar’s media – vital then, essential now.

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Backlash and benevolence in Brunei

Are politics in the absolute monarchy more open?

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The real meaning of Thailand’s referendum

Why the country's latest constitution will be short-lived.

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Will bombs burst Thailand’s tourism bubble?

A strike at the heart of the country's economy.

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Out of Africa

What scandal soaked Malaysia could learn about power and accountability from South Africa and Mauritius.

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How long can the longyi last?

Luke Corbin looks at the lifespan of one of Myanmar's most iconic items.

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A new breed of terror in Thailand

How a ballot and blasts are playing havoc with the country’s domestic politics.

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Wiranto: war criminal or political moderate?

Juggling the interests of reformers and hardliners a key legacy.

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Duterte a law unto himself

As a populist, Duterte’s erosion of the rule of law is no surprise.

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A vague vote and uncertain future

The ambiguous meanings behind Thailand’s referendum result.

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Violence in Thailand’s Deep South

Will we see more violence from Deep South insurgents?

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Rights in the firing line

After the latest round of executions for drugs crimes, is there hope for human rights in Jokowi's Indonesia?

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A storm of bullets, a wave of apathy

Duterte is gaining in the war on drugs, but at a terrifying cost to Filipino society.