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South China Sea: Malaysia Intends to Hold on to Its Island Possessions, Mahathir says

Prime Minister Mahathir told the South China Morning Post that Malaysia wants to retain these islands and is not interested in occupying any others.

“China claims the South China Sea is theirs, but those islands have always been regarded as ours for a long time. 506 more words

The Selangor Power Mess

To say it stinks, it would be kind.

In the same day, Selangor swears in its new mentri besar, a challenge is already underway.

Before that an advisory. 844 more words

Politics

Umno President Death Race

Everyday #MalaysiaBaru offers political writers enough fuel power a space rocket, and at this rate, all the way to Pluto.

Hitherto, in 72 years of existence, a total of *four men have ever challenged for the Umno presidency, otherwise incumbents or the anointed ones win without a contest. 850 more words

Narratives

Mahathir Mohamad, Leading Malaysia Again at 92, Is on an Urgent Mission

Facing a mountain of national debt accumulated under his predecessor, the prime minister has no time for apologies, mincing words or President Trump.. via NYT World https://ift.tt/2JUE1te

Mahathir Mohamad, Leading Malaysia Again at 92, Is on an Urgent Mission

Facing a mountain of national debt accumulated under his predecessor, the prime minister has no time for apologies, mincing words or President Trump.. via NYT World https://ift.tt/2JUE1te

The monarchy & the people

The issue of our constitutional monarchy is once again in the headlines. Always a sensitive subject, it has led to police investigations, allegations of stirring up anti-monarchical sentiment and even accusations of wanting to abolish the monarchy. 755 more words

Malaysia

Beyond reasonable doubt

A delay in charging Najib Razak for 1MDB crimes has cast doubts on former attorney-general Gani Patail

After a month of intense probe, investigators are still undecided whether to charge former prime minister Najib Razak for financial crimes linked to the 1MDB state investment fund. 661 more words

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