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    Putin’s evasions on MH17 are a disgrace — Leonid Bershidsky

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    SE Asia’s ‘fake news’ laws are fake solution — Adam Minter

    MAY 25 — In the waning days of Malaysia’s recent election campaign, then-Opposition Leader Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was investigated under the country’s anti-fake news law....

  • 3 weeks ago

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  • 1 month ago

    Advice for Malaysia’s Prime Minister — Daniel Moss

    MAY 16 — Dear Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir, It’s been a while since I have seen you personally. It seems you have been well, especially since last week when your upstart...

  • 1 month ago

    Malaysia’s temporary leader can have lasting impact — James Chin

    MAY 14 — At 92, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is now the world’s oldest elected leader. He’s also the first to return to power after a lapse of 15 years,...

  • 1 month ago

    Malaysia’s new leaders need to be as bold as voters — Bloomberg Editorial

    MAY 11 — Quite unexpectedly, Malaysians just voted out their ruling party for the first time since independence in 1957. They voted for change, and that’s what their new...

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    Malaysia's political earthquake is rich with irony — Daniel Moss

    MAY 10 — After six decades of uninterrupted rule by one political bloc, Malaysia's democracy showed it can work — ousting that bloc and the nation's incumbent leader in a...

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    Malaysia grows sceptical of Chinese investment — Adam Minter

    MAY 8 — Chinese President Xi Jinping won't be on the ballot when Malaysians vote for a new government tomorrow. But he is on election billboards. Although it's probably not a...

  • 1 month ago

    In India, north-south divide grows more dangerous — Mihir Sharma

    APRIL 24 — When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the southern city of Chennai recently, he must’ve been startled by the welcome he received. Half the city, it...

  • 1 month ago

    He wasn’t just another English football coach — Therese Raphael

    APRIL 22 — The leader of what was once considered one of the best-managed football clubs in the world stepped down Friday and the Twittersphere erupted in two opposite...

  • 2 months ago

    Russia’s Telegram ban is about business first — Leonid Bershidsky

    APRIL 18 — Imagine if the US banned Facebook after Mark Zuckerberg’s disappointing performance last week on Capitol Hill. Something similar happened in Russia on Monday as the...

  • 2 months ago

    Trump's a lonely trade warrior but he's not alone — Pankaj Mishra

    APRIL 17 — Threatening tariffs on imports from China, President Donald Trump has provoked swift vows of retaliation from Beijing, shaken financial markets, and generated great...

  • 2 months ago

    Ousting King Mark from Facebook would be hard — Justin Fox

    APRIL 17 — A lot of people these days think Facebook Inc has become an incorrigible, toxic “regime of one-sided, highly profitable surveillance” under the near-absolute...

  • 2 months ago

    Why Zuckerberg is winning the Facebook hearings — Shira Ovide

    APRIL 11 — Mark Zuckerberg did just fine in his first turn in the Congressional hot seat. He was confident. He capably tackled many of the queries proposed last...