Malaysian Coalition Talks may set pattern for ASEAN

An arc stretches from Bangladesh through Malaysia and Indonesia to Mindanao in the Philippines. Within that arc, there is now playing out politically the relative strengths of ethnic nationalism, Islamic cultural revival, merchant and industrial interests, and a deepening crust of educated liberals. In short, that it is being done peacefully and professionally gives reason […]

Malaysia General Election 15: Who will be Opposition?

Nikkei Asia today 12/11/22 is running a Special Edition on GE15 that will help readers trying to figure out who’s who and what’s a stake. It’s accessible, fair and with enough depth for Democracy types. Opposition International does not handicap elections: we endorse no parties, but do point out exceptional candidates as persons. All parties […]