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New centre of power in Sabah?

In the state’s Wild, Wild East politics, there have always been tussles between two centres of political power: the office of the chief minister and the governor’s Istana.

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The future’s bright for Indonesia

While critics complain about nepotism and irregularities in Indonesia’s recent presidential election, investors are happy with the continuity and stability.

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Hardliner or cute uncle?

Softening his image might have been the genius move that has won this man Indonesia’s presidency.

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Indonesian presidential polls too close to call

About 202 million voters in Indonesia, the third most populous electoral democracy in the world, go to the polls tomorrow.

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Poser over Bersatu leader reportedly seen at PMO

WHO is the top Bersatu leader reportedly spotted in PMO (Prime Minister Office in Putrajaya) recently?

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The devil and the deep blue sea

The Pardons Board’s decision to reduce former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s jail sentence and fine has invoked the wrath of both sides of a divide.

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Colours of the Indonesian election

History, an influential Islamic organisation, and a very popular outgoing president are all influencing the race.

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No, the Sulu saga hasn’t ended

The sentencing of a rogue arbitrator by a Spanish court doesn’t rule out the possibility of the Sulu Sultanate feeling aggrieved and pushing on with its claims.

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Who is trying to topple the Malaysian government?

Well, we’re not sure. There are just too many Captain Americas jostling to lead a rout.

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Much ado about the Dubai Move

While commenting on the latest rumour of a plot to topple the government, an Opposition party member shares his thoughts about issues that need to be urgently addressed by the current administration.

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Warning: Dangerous political waters ahead

From a PM who’s resolute about fighting on, to a veteran politician who might have been stirred into action by recent strikes against him, 2024 is set to be a turbulent year for politics in the country.

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Pressing forward for president

Campaigning for Indonesia’s 2024 presidential elections has begun and already the shadow of the popular current leader is having an effect.

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