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Spotlight – Malaysia: June 10, 2021

Malaysia entered its third Movement Control Order (MCO) on June 1. Slated to last until June 14, MCO 3.0 may be renewed for an additional two weeks. If the lockdown is not renewed, Malaysia will enter a six-week period of dialing restrictions back to pre-MCO 3.0...

The Malaysian Political Game: Where Are We?

Anwar Ibrahim, an icon of Malaysia’s democratic movement of the late 1990s, declared on September 23 that he has the parliamentary majority needed to peacefully take power. The announcement has been greeted with skepticism. The 73-year-old politician said the same...