Sabah and Sarawak

The ‘Apa Lagi Cina Mahu’* politics of endless division

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.

Losing a legacy, finding a nation in Sarawak

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.

Mapping out elections for victory

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?

In the contest for power, Malaysia’s resurgent states stake a claim

The era of Malaysia's dominant federal government may be over as its leading states push for greater autonomy.

Scratching the itch out east with Warisan

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 and its GE14 deliverance from nationalised identity

Sabah needs leaders and statesmen determined to solve its long overdue need for autonomy, without fear of injuring a federal government's pride.

The (re)making of Malaysia and its fabulous 1963 promise

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.

Statelessness and child rights in Sabah

If given the chance, the stateless children of Sabah, who only know Sabah as their home, can make a positive contribution to Sabah.

Sabah – UMNO’s fixed deposit?

Engage two of Sabah's most prominent politicians as they discuss Sabah and Malaysia's future

Update – East Malaysia rising seminar

Dr. Arnold Puyok discusses recent developments in Sabah and Sarawak.

East Malaysia rising

One of Malaysia's top political scientists discusses the fortunes of the two East Malaysian states after Malaysia's 13th general election.

Ties that bind: Sarawak and Adelaide

A practical case of Australia in the Asian Century. How will the University of Adelaide manage this conundrum?

East Malaysia: primus inter pares

Has the leadership of Sabah and Sarawak failed its people?

Sarawak’s “Independence Day”

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.