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1MDB--What's Najib Razak's next move

March 25, 2017

1MDB–What’s Najib Razak’s next move ?

Journalists from Switzerland’s Le Temps newspaper have unearthed a startling connection between the snooping private investigator, Nicolas Giannakopoulos, who conducted a  188 more words

Politics

Malaysia-North Korea Diplomatic Row--Wisma Putra left out of the loop as confusion reigns

March 21, 2017

Malaysia-North Korea Diplomatic Row–Wisma Putra left out of the loop as confusion reigns

by Dennis Ignatius

Is Foreign Minister Anifah Aman  being left out the loop? 956 more words

Politics

Geo-Politics of Environment

March 19, 2017

The Geopolitics of Environment

by Giulio Boccaletti

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/environment-economic-and-geopolitical-challenges-by-giulio-boccaletti-2017-03

Much of the world seems to be on edge. The West’s relationship with Russia, the future of NATO, the Syrian civil war and refugees, rising right-wing populism, the impact of automation, and the United Kingdom’s impending departure from the European Union: all of these topics – and more – have roiled public debate worldwide. 724 more words

Justice

Saudi King Salman's Visit to Indonesia: Bound by Ties of Islam

March 16, 2017

Number 375 | March 16, 2017

ANALYSIS

Saudi King Salman’s Visit to Indonesia: Bound by Ties of Islam

 By Endy Bayuni

When he came to Indonesia last week, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was not just another head of government passing through on an Asian tour. 1,203 more words

Leadership

US Justice Department Probe of 1MDB in Danger?

March 15, 2017

US Justice Department Probe of 1MDB in Danger?

by John Berthelsen @www.asiasentinel.com

U.S Attorney Preet Bharara

There is concern in Kuala Lumpur that the United States Justice Department’s investigation into the state-owned 1Malaysia Development Bhd., which is ensnared in one of the world’s biggest financial scandals, could be stymied in the wake of the March 10 firing by President Donald Trump of the country’s 46 US attorneys. 929 more words

Governance

A Normative Approach to Preventing Cyberwarfare

March 14, 2017

A Normative Approach to Preventing Cyberwarfare

by Joseph Nye@www.project-syndicate.org

CAMBRIDGE – A series of episodes in recent years – including Russia’s cyber interventions to skew the United States’ 2016 presidential election toward Donald Trump, the anonymous cyber-attacks that disrupted Ukraine’s electricity system in 2015, and the “Stuxnet” virus that destroyed a thousand Iranian centrifuges – has fueled growing concern about conflict in cyberspace. 834 more words

Politics

Malaysia: We’re not pro- or anti-government, says Chief Justice

March 14, 2017

Malaysia: We’re not pro- or anti-government, says Chief Justice

 by Alyaa Azhar@www.malaysiakini.com

 Ok as long as the Judiciary is really independent, not Pro-Najib Razak like our Attorney-General… 454 more words

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