Mahathir’s return sees Singapore-Malaysia relations navigating choppy waters

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Mahathir’s return sees Singapore-Malaysia relations navigating choppy waters

Having returned to the Malaysian prime ministership, Mahathir Mohamad is implementing a much-welcomed reform agenda and correcting governance ills introduced during his earlier reign. But relations with Singapore are reverting to the pestilent hostilities synonymous with Mahathir’s first turn in power, most recently escalating into a maritime territorial dispute that threatens to destabilise the Straits […]

Why Najib Razak is a Political Dead Man Walking

Why Najib Razak is a Political Dead Man Walking

Last month the US Department of Justice (US-DoJ) announced that it was taking action to seek ‘the forfeiture and recovery of more than US$1 billion in assets’ related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). This action will likely start the process that will eventually lead to the removal of Najib Razak, Malaysia’s sixth prime minister. According […]