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  1. July 15, 2014

    Malaysian corporate credibility hangs in balance with bank merger

    It is not often that you see octogenarians coming out of retirement to run car companies, but they do things differently in...

  2. February 5, 2014

    Knives out for Malaysia PM Najib Razak

    When Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife attended a ceremony congratulating the country’s star badminton...

  1. May 5, 2013

    Najib Razak wins Malaysian poll by stealing opposition’s thunder

    Before the votes were counted in Malaysia’s election on Sunday night, Anwar Ibrahim, the opposition leader, posted a video...

  2. May 3, 2013

    Anwar Ibrahim: Malaysia’s complex politician

    It is nearly midnight and Anwar Ibrahim is pacing about an improvised stage on a flat-top lorry. Before him, in a muddy...

  3. May 1, 2013

    Anwar takes last shot at Malaysian leadership

    In the blistering afternoon sun, Suzana Samdin and her husband are waiting, umbrellas unfurled against the glare, for the...

  4. April 23, 2013

    Mahathir takes to the Malay stump

    For a man who has been out of power for almost a decade, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad seems in no mood...

  5. March 27, 2013

    Malaysia PM faces test as tight poll looms

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak looks out through the window in his spacious office in the administrative capital of...

  6. November 11, 2012

    Petronas shakes off its state-owned heritage

    To many, the name Petronas is associated with the twin, steel-clad towers of the same name that penetrate the sky over Kuala...

  7. February 17, 2012

    The French are right to resist Global English

    One of the odd stories to come out of the French-speaking province of Quebec last year was the announcement that intensive...

  8. January 27, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Anwar Ibrahim

    Anwar Ibrahim is running late, snarled up somewhere in the rolling carnage of Mumbai’s traffic. But as I sit and wait it...

  9. FT Alphaville

    January 12, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: The smart technology loser folds Eastman Kodak’s last...

  10. January 11, 2012

    West needs to go back to capitalist basics

    The Malays have a saying which inter alia means that when you lose your way, go back to the beginning and start again. I...

  11. July 29, 2011

    Soros move invites reflections

    For the first time in four decades, George Soros – an investor celebrated and reviled in equal measure – is to risk only his...

  12. March 2, 2011

    Why the world needs virtuous autocrats

    Analysis is built on distinctions. And in these times of upheaval in the Arab world, distinctions are being lost. All...

  13. December 14, 2010

    Privatising Petronas would send a signal

    Searching for a big idea to start a new era of rapid economic growth, Malaysia’s government has come up with a plan for a...

  14. September 16, 2010

    Capital mobility

    For much of the last decade, emerging market policymakers were relatively relaxed about the movement of capital across...

  15. March 24, 2010

    Malaysia’s shame

    Malaysia presents itself as a modern, successful and democratic nation. Many western leaders have hailed the country as an...

  16. March 23, 2010

    The difficult trials of Anwar Ibrahim

    Gideon Rachman: I met Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the Malaysian opposition, in the ornate surroundings of the Landmark...

  17. The World

    March 19, 2010

    The trials of Anwar Ibrahim

    I met Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the Malaysian opposition, in the ornate surroundings of the Landmark Hotel in London this...

  18. October 29, 2009

    Malaysia seeks Proton partner

    Malaysia on Wednesday revived plans to find a foreign partner for Proton, the struggling state-controlled carmaker, as part...

  19. September 29, 2009

    New metropolis in Malaysia wins $13bn investment

    More than $13bn has been committed by government bodies and outside investors to an ambitious plan to create a metropolis...

  20. September 28, 2009

    $13bn committed to Malaysian metropolis

    More than $13bn has been committed to an ambitious plan to create a metropolis at the southern tip of Malaysia three times...

  21. September 15, 2009

    Najib 'not easy' to displace as Malaysia's prime minister

    Najib Razak, who became Malaysia's prime minister in April, has proved to be a more effective political leader than his...

  22. September 14, 2009

    Najib ‘not easy’ to displace as Malaysia PM

    Najib Razak, who became Malaysia’s prime minister in April, has proved to be a more effective political leader than his...

  23. May 7, 2009

    Malaysia cracks down on protesters

    Najib Razak, the Malaysian prime minister, cracked down on anti-government protesters on Thursday, just a month after...

  24. April 9, 2009

    Malaysia’s Razak announces new cabinet

    Najib Razak, Malaysia’s new prime minister, announced a new cabinet on Thursday that fell short of expectations of an...

  25. March 24, 2009

    Malaysia’s ruling party to clash over top posts

    Factions within Malaysia’s ruling party are expected to clash heavily when voting begins on Wednesday for leadership posts...

  26. September 22, 2008

    Ringgit surges amid talk of repegging

    The Malaysian ringgit hit a two-week high against the dollar on Monday on speculation that the currency would be repegged...

  27. August 26, 2008

    Anwar back in contention with poll win

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, took the first step on Tuesday towards his goal of trying to seize power...

  28. August 26, 2008

    Battle lines drawn over Anwar's return

    If all goes according to planAnwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, will today easily win a by-election in his old...

  29. August 25, 2008

    Battle lines drawn over Anwar’s return

    If all goes according to plan Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, will on Tuesday easily win a by-election today...

  30. August 7, 2008

    To defend Anwar is to defend Malaysian democracy

    We know Anwar Ibrahim well and have the highest regard for him. For that reason, we are very concerned about recent...

  31. July 16, 2008

    Malaysian opposition leader arrested

    Political tension mounted in Malaysia on Wednesday after opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was remanded in police custody...

  32. July 1, 2008

    Malaysia opposition chief to quit refuge

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, yesterday agreed to leave his temporary refuge at the Turkish embassy in...

  33. June 30, 2008

    Malaysia's Anwar faces sodomy claim

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, yesterday took temporary refuge in the Turkish embassy in Kuala Lumpur as...

  34. June 30, 2008

    Anwar to quit refuge after sodomy claim

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, on Monday agreed to leave his temporary refuge at the Turkish embassy in...

  35. June 13, 2008

    Malaysia set to reform unpopular security act

    Malaysia is considering reforming its controversial internal security act, which allows preventive detention without trial...

  36. June 12, 2008

    Malaysia ponders reform of security act

    Malaysia is considering reforming its controversial internal security act, which allows preventive detention without trial...

  37. May 22, 2008

    A new beginning

    Mahathir Mohamad, the former Malaysian prime minister and ex-leader of the ruling United Malays National Organisation, has...

  38. May 21, 2008

    Anwar adds to pressure on Malaysia leader

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, on Wednesday said he planned to bring down the government of Abdullah Badawi...

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