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Tanking Think Tank

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Since the 14th General Election (GE14), Malaysia has witnessed a whirlwind of transformative changes, with the nation eagerly anticipating the fulfillment of Pakatan Harapan’s ambitious election promises.
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Sulu Claim Fiasco: National Imbroglio Made It Worse

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-On Jan 26, Malaysians breathed a sigh of relief when the government announced that a court in Luxembourg has set aside an attachment order to seize two PETRONAS assets registered in Luxembourg. 

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Would Pakatan Harapan Win GE15?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--As the tempo for a Pakatan Harapan (PH) win rises, we have the associated intellectuals pleading with voters to exercise their democratic vote to seal the deal for the coalition. We even had one top legal mind articulating that constitutionally the party with the most MPs should be called to form the government the very next day.

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Johari Ghani: A New Deal For Kuala Lumpur?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-- As the current campaign for GE 15 unfolds one can see the flags of the various parties and their candidates seeking to form the next government being placed anywhere that space allows it.

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The Silence Is Deafening!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--I was not surprised at last Tuesday’s decision and the sideshow that followed on Thursday and Friday.

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Malaysia’s Political Clown Show

SACRAMENTO, U.S.--Arguably the only useful outcome of the 22-month Pakatan Harapan coalition that ruled Malaysia until February 2020, was court proceedings instituted against former Prime Minister Najib Razak and Zahid Hamidi, United Malays National Organization party president. 

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Is There A Malaysian Deep State?

BANGKOK, Thailand--There has been much discussion about the existence of a deep state within Malaysia. This essay looks at its components. The deep state is not a unified and coordinated mechanism. It is heterogeneous and diverse. It is probably only bound together by a common narrative, sometimes interpreted differently. At different points of time, different aspects of this deep state exercise more power over the others. Other times, there is even conflict between the various elements.

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Malaysia's GE15: Who Will win?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Talk of a general election within this year has been picking up steam even as clashes occur at the state and federal level between the unlikely coalition that includes Bersatu, PAS and UMNO heat up.

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It’s way beyond foibles!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-- Our BAM decided to slap a two-year ban on Lee Zii Jia for quitting the association. This means he can’t participate in BWF sanctioned tournaments under the BAM banner. But it seems he can still don Malaysian colours representing another BMF member association, after a service period. So it needn’t be a complete loss for our nation.

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The Impact Of Undi18 And AVR On Politics In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--So, Undi18 and Automatic Voters Registration (AVR) are finally implemented. Two and a half years after the historic constitutional amendments to lower the voting age in Malaysia from 21 to 18, after some delays, backpedalling on the timeline to implement and a court order to implement it by the end of 2021, it is a done deal.

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PSM: The core of Malaysia’s socialist led third force

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—The Malaysian Socialist Party (abbreviated Parti Sosialis Malaysia or PSM in Malay), the only left wing political organization of its type in Malaysia, draws from a rich and storied history being the spiritual successor of a variety of similar organizations that have fought for social equity since the country’s pre-independence days.
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How Long Can Ismail Sabri Survive as PM? (Part 1)

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia--From Tun Razak Hussein who became prime minister in 1970, all previous PMs had served a considerable time as deputy prime minister and deemed potential heirs to the throne for an extended period.

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𝐓𝐨𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐄𝟏𝟓 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧

Sdri Gan Peck Cheng shared with us earlier that the state committee to be elected in this upcoming state convention would be Johor DAP’s 20th. Johor DAP has braved the political ups and downs for the past 50 over years and we are confident that it will continue to flourish under a strong leadership, even in the current flux.

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