Malaysia’s slide into the UMNO abyss

Move from authoritarian towards totalitarian UMNO rule can't be halted, writes Manjit Bhatia.

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What is “Islamism”?

Clive Kessler charts the rise of political Islam and what it means today.

Wielding the pen as a torch for freedom

As free speech in Malaysia is muzzled, Michael Vatikiotis reports from one event where people are speaking out.

Malaysia’s ‘strongman’?

Najib’s divisive 1MDB politics undermine his long-term survival.

Sex workers and sex robots: what’s really at stake

Talk of robots only distracts from the real issues in the sex trade.

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Sex robots and the sex trade

There are dangerous and disturbing links between the sex trade and sex robots, writes Kathleen Richardson.

Cara Menghasilkan Uang Dengan Bermain Dominoqq

Greg Lopez looks at the legacy of former Malaysia PM, the 'ethical' Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Solving Malaysia’s economic crisis

In this special in-depth report, Datuk Ramesh Chander and Bridget Welsh examine how Malaysia can resolve its economic woes.

ASEAN can learn from Europe’s refugee crisis

Refugee crises must be met by the power and spirit of regionalism.

Bersih 4, citizenship and civics in Malaysia

Politics of struggle must become the politics of everyday life.

Tony Milner on Malaysia today

Tun Hussein Onn Chair on key issues, and non-Western approaches to foreign relations.

Bersih 4 from both sides of the barricades

Meredith Weiss offers key lessons from Malaysia's recent rallies for clean politics.

Why we marched for Malaysia

Converging in Canberra for Bersih 4.0.

Berish 4 participants around KL's Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square). Photo: The Malaysian Insider.

Bersih 4.0: a win/win outcome?

Mass rallies over the weekend proved a moderate victory for both sides of Malaysian politics, argues Clive Kessler.

The medium of people power

In the wake of Malaysia's Bersih 4 rally, Ross Tapsell looks at the rise of drone journalism & social media in Southeast Asia.

Photo by Gerhard Hoffstaedter.

Bersih 4.0 takes over Kuala Lumpur

Gerhard Hoffstaedter reports from the middle of Malaysia's march for clean politics.

Peeling back the layers of Pekida

Sophie Lemiere argues the ties between the underworld and politics in Malaysia have never been clearer.

Witch hunts and woe in Malaysia

As the 1MDB scandal rolls on, the rule of law is being steamrolled, writes Manjit Bhatia.

Reading the tea leaves of 1MDB

Meredith Weiss on whether Malaysia can clean up its messy 'money politics'.

Malaysia’s long history of financial scandals

Corruption scandals like 1MDB are no surprise if you look at the history of Malaysian politics, writes Tom Pepinsky.

Solutions for Malaysia’s long-suffering refugees

Why asylum seekers must have formal recognition and the right to work.

Malaysia’s refugee policy leaves lives in limbo

Consistency and coordination key to helping asylum seekers.

Malaysia’s refugee shame

It is time for Malaysia to respect human dignity and treat asylum seekers better.

The Edge Media Group publisher and group CEO Ho Kay Tat says it was a duty to pursue the truth after uncovering documents relating to 1MDB. Photo by Malaysian Insider.

Malaysia is cracking up and cracking down

Media ban for alleged corruption reporting another nail in the coffin for Malaysian politics.