Why Malaysia's voters delivered a momentous political upset in yesterday's election, as seen from the ground.
As Malaysians head to the most contentious elections since Merdeka, its citizens abroad are valiantly overcoming great odds to get their votes counted.
No Malaysian election campaign is complete without these highlights of food, flags and swag, as the GE14 season enters its final days.
Street theatre and the wayang of politics merge one warm night in an urban battle about corruption big and small.
How much change, beyond Najib's ousting, does a Mahathir-led coalition represent? Or does an emboldened, victorious Najib mean political rebirths are redundant?
Malaysia's GE14 marks the end of Malaysian Chinese politics after 60 years of dwindling and divisive outcomes, as its modern patron UMNO itself struggles to survive.
A new generation's contest over Sarawak's lost autonomy may force its GE14 voters to reconsider how today's leaders are trapped by the past.
Electoral changes recently rammed through parliament can mean winning power at GE14 with just 16.5% of the popular vote. But would such elections confer the legitimacy to rule?
The era of Malaysia's dominant federal government may be over as its leading states push for greater autonomy.
Can former minister and prime minister Najb Razak's ‘good friend’ Shafie Apdal sweep out Sabah's incumbents at GE14, and end up delivering power to Mahathir's opposition?
Reform-minded Malaysians are fatigued after two missed opportunities since 2008, with today's centrifugal politics generating even more social tensions. Not even Dr Mahathir’s surprise (re)emergence can mend those fractures, as Malaysians dream of the First World but still struggle in the Third as inequality worsens.
The resurgence of ‘old’ Mahathir against the Najib coalition has been matched with the ‘new’, the cheap smartphone.
As Malaysia rushes to its GE14 on 9 May, the new anti-fake news law is primed against the state's critics, emboldening speech vigilantism by outsourced censors linked to the ruling UMNO party.
With Malaysia's Parliament now dissolved in the official rush to GE14's polling day, Sabah and Sarawak are again crucial states determining the winning coalition.
Closer scrutiny of Malaysian elections since the era of Najib Razak's father can sharpen the contrasts over winning—and losing—legitimacy.
Sophie Lemiere argues that "gangsters" are now embedded into Malaysia's political system.
Sophie Lemiere explores the nexus between UMNO and gangsterism in this four part article.
Praba Ganesan says he is a willing volunteer to support an abstract convolution called Malaysia
The TPP is diametrically opposed to the government's economic philosophy. What are Premier Najib Razak's options?
The dissonance between Abe and Najib is explained by the current status of their long dominant parties
The problem with the ETP is not the diagnosis, but the prescription.
If pleasurable pain can be said to be a critical political factor, then recent developments in Malaysia is to be welcomed.
The "Kajang Move" undermines the essence of democracy and Malaysia's transition to a genuine two-party system, argues Azmil Tayeb.
The condemnation of UMNO is increasingly becoming mainstream. Does this signal a change of what the international community thinks of UMNO?