Now that Pas is in government, perhaps time to act governmental

The appointment of government outsider Mufti Zulkifli Mohamad as minister in charge of religious affairs is hailed as a win for diversity....

Democracy more than elections?

How will Malaysians respond to the recent crisis and what new forms of engagement or disengagement can we expect? Sharaad Kuttan of...

Does the reform agenda matter?

Is the reform agenda - the attempt to recalibrate the country after 50 years of Barisan Nasional authoritarian rule - all for...

Was Pakatan Harapan’s fall unexpected?

There’s much attention in academic circles about not just the fall of the 22-month-old Pakatan Harapan but also the dramatic manner of...

Preserving the spirit of MA 1963 in the new cabinet?

The new Perikatan Nasional cabinet is emphasising the development and rights of Sabah and Sarawak, with a new ministry dedicated to East...

Environmental conservation challenges under Perikatan Nasional

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced his new cabinet line-up on 9 March. BFM look at the ministries that will be taking...

Wan Azizah: Don’t have high hopes for current government

Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail discusses the naming of Malaysia’s new finance minister, the country’s cabinet, the...

The People v Najib Razak Ep 85: NFA

Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief Dzulkifli Ahmad told the court yesterday that the anti-graft agency had suggested charging Najib Razak for...

No more designated successor

The new Malaysian cabinet is notable for its lack of a deputy prime minister post. Instead, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has appointed...

Insights into appointment of new Attorney General Idrus Harun

The first appointment of the new government is Idrus Harun, former solicitor general and Federal Court judge, who will now serve as...

Youth politics: Looking for positive narratives

Eschewing despair, Astro Awani's two guests have launched several initiatives to keep engaged with local politics - from The 111 Initiative, #UndiSaksama,...

Youth politics: Has the crisis created despair?

The political developments over the last week revealed the underbelly of Malaysian politics. How do young people understand the crisis, and will...

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