The ‘cari makan’ or a rent-seeking political culture may be the hardest thing to reform in Malaysia, even under a reformist government. And human nature will make this almost impossible to do.
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?
Sabah needs leaders and statesmen determined to solve its long overdue need for autonomy, without fear of injuring a federal government's pride.
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.
If given the chance, the stateless children of Sabah, who only know Sabah as their home, can make a positive contribution to Sabah.
Engage two of Sabah's most prominent politicians as they discuss Sabah and Malaysia's future
Dr. Arnold Puyok discusses recent developments in Sabah and Sarawak.
One of Malaysia's top political scientists discusses the fortunes of the two East Malaysian states after Malaysia's 13th general election.
A practical case of Australia in the Asian Century. How will the University of Adelaide manage this conundrum?
Many, if not most Malaysians are unaware that Sarawak was indeed, if only for a short time, a fully independent nation-state before it joined Malaysia.