Malaysia, One Year After

This is an article I wrote for Critical Asian Studies. I sat down with Malaysia’s former foreign minister, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar to get his thoughts on Malaysia’s political development, a year after the country experienced a historic political change when a new coalition, the Pakatan Harapan, swept into

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Political Change

There is political change when a new leader or new leadership replaces current leadership or leaders. Change happens when a leader dies or hands over power to a new leader. In some other instances, political change takes place when a political party wins an election and form a new government.

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India Votes

India’s election kick started today, Aprill 11 2019. This is the world’s largest democratic election. The scale of the election is staggering. The election will involve 900 million eligible voters. There are five hundred political parties vying for 543 seats in the Lok Sabha, India’s house of representatives. Mobilisation of

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