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This is the Moment of Truth for Malaysia’s Race-based Politics

By Ooi Kee Beng, “This Week in Asia” in South China Morning Post, 6 December 2017. AFTER ALL the analysing done by pundits on Malaysia‚Äôs political dynamics in the post-Mahathir period, the country has now come to the strange point of being in a potential pre-Mahathir period. There is now the more-than-theoretical possibility that 92-year-old … Continue reading

What the Penang Floods Say about Malaysian Politics (and It’s Not Just about Climate Change)

By OOI KEE BENG, South China Morning Post, 16 November 2017. EXTREME WEATHER hits most places on Earth every now and then, and recently more than ever. But when freak storms appear with an intensity stronger and more devastating than living memory can recall, it is wise to conclude that we should not take blue … Continue reading