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  • Anwar’s turn?

    Anwar’s turn?

    Reports suggest that the King had sought assurances of support before agreeing to an audience, and the fact that he has granted one suggests Mr Anwar may have the numbers that he claims.

    October 10, 2020
  • Malaysian theatre

    Malaysian theatre

    The King has accepted Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation, but has asked him to continue as interim head of government.

    February 26, 2020
  • Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns, sends letter to king

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns, sends letter to king

    The move comes after Malaysia's ruling coalition has been having surprise weekend talks with opposition groups on forming a new government.

    February 24, 2020
  • Do two swallows make a summer?

    Do two swallows make a summer?

    They may not qualify as echoes of May 1968, but a pair of intriguing developments means that May 2018 could go down as a historic turning point in the political trajectories of at least two very different countries. First and foremost, the Malaysian election result earlier this month was remarkable on several counts. It was …

    May 26, 2018
  • Electoral earthquake

    Electoral earthquake

    Strange things are happening in Malaysia; strange things sometimes do. At the ripe age of 92, the very election of Mahathir Mohamad as the world’s oldest Prime Minister signifies what in judicial terminology is the rarest of the rare… in the political narrative. That development was reinforced on Friday with yet another spin on the …

    May 13, 2018