A new edited volume grapples with what it means to study a country caught between democracy and authoritarianism.
On the distinctive energy young people are bringing to campaigns for democracy and good governance in Malaysia.
The internet is both a factor in, and a victim of, the region’s crisis of democracy.
Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?
The case for why Malaysia’s next election is winnable for Pakatan Harapan.
A new film tells the bittersweet story of a young Rohingya refugee's quest for a selfie with Najib.
Malaysia's Federal Constitution no longer embodies the spirit and intentions of the country's founders.
A tribute to the life and work of the acclaimed anthropologist, who passed away on 1 May 2017.
As Rohingya and supporters gather to remember those buried at Wang Kelian, corruption and official inertia perpetuate human trafficking.
Threatened by neglect and officialdom, can the great Malay tradition of Joget Gamelan make a comeback?
The ideological conservatism of young PAS cadres was on full display at the party's national congress.
How can Malaysia overhaul its authoritarian and corrupt political structure?
Why Malaysia's police and JAKIM deserve some scrutiny.
Understanding the state’s aversion towards sex-reassignment in Malaysia.
Sharia law, islamic rallies and existential crises in Malaysia.
Dayaks' land claims left on shaky ground by self-serving leaders and political malaise.
Can the country's economic data be trusted?
Assassination of North Korean offers Najib a lifeline.
Political sanctuary, assassination and why Kim Jong Nam’s killing won’t be the last.
Why trade trumps tolerance in the regional bloc.
Why public image matters for Malaysia’s newest opposition party
Why Southeast Asia should be worried about Trump's pick for Secretary of Labor.
The 'Lazy Native' at 40 can’t speak English and is a gangster on wheels, writes Masturah Alatas.
Tan Zi Hao takes a look at stammering tongues and postcolonial imperialism.