Malaysia’s electoral reform: more important than ever

How can Malaysia overhaul its authoritarian and corrupt political structure?

Who’s behind Pastor Koh’s disappearance?

Why Malaysia's police and JAKIM deserve some scrutiny.


Tackling sex re-assignment surgery in Malaysia

Understanding the state’s aversion towards sex-reassignment in Malaysia.

The politics of Himpunan 355

Sharia law, islamic rallies and existential crises in Malaysia.

The politics of native titles in Sarawak

Dayaks' land claims left on shaky ground by self-serving leaders and political malaise.

Playing Malaysia’s number game

Can the country's economic data be trusted?

Malaysia’s criminal state of mind

Assassination of North Korean offers Najib a lifeline.

Killing Kim

Political sanctuary, assassination and why Kim Jong Nam’s killing won’t be the last.

ASEAN: same, same not different

Why trade trumps tolerance in the regional bloc.

The look of a winner

Why public image matters for Malaysia’s newest opposition party

A good day’s work

Why Southeast Asia should be worried about Trump's pick for Secretary of Labor.

Four decades of a Malay myth

The 'Lazy Native' at 40 can’t speak English and is a gangster on wheels, writes  Masturah Alatas.

Language shaming in Malaysia

Tan Zi Hao takes a look at stammering tongues and postcolonial imperialism.

Reclaiming halal

Food, faith, power and big business in Malaysia.

Tough year for human rights in Southeast Asia

2016 was not a good year for the region's civil liberties, writes Bridget Welsh.

Race to the bottom

The fate of minority rights in ASEAN.

An alliance to secure electoral victory

Najib’s political strategy in the lead-up to the next general election

Malaysia’s digital economy: can entrepreneurship be unleashed?  

Crony capitalism in Malaysia may become a drag on the country’s digital ambitions.

Najib’s fear campaign

The beleaguered Malaysian Prime Minister is clinging on to power, but at what cost?

‘We are surviving without a dream’

Kachin refugees marooned in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia, the Philippines and ASEAN

Are there still signs for optimism in ASEAN?

Crossing the line

Redrawing electoral boundaries in Malaysia another attack to democracy.

Is working legally a win-win for refugees in Malaysia?

Is the new scheme a step in the right direction?

Bersih 5 and the increase of the Malay discontents

What does an increased Malay turnout in the recent demonstrations signify?