Dr. Azly Rahman is one of Malaysia’s intellectual hopes for the future. Although he currently resides in the United States his heart and mind is still very much in Malaysia, as this volume testifies to. In this collection, he is able to delve deeply into Malaysian consciousness and skilfully peel away each cultural layer to [...]
No-nonsense writer Kee Thuan Chye is back exposing more bullshit in the Malaysian political realm. His pen is as sharp as ever as he slices the lies to bits. Najib Razak, Hishammuddin Hussein, Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Mahathir Mohamad, Perkasa, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, the Election Commission, PTPTN, Chua Soi Lek, Utusan Malaysia, Pakatan Rakyat, even [...]
Southeast Asian Personalities of Chinese Decent A Biographical Dictionary About the book Volume I Volume I consist of 605 entries of Southeast Asian personalities of Chinese descent who have played significant roles in modern and contemporary Southeast Asia. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order by name. A total of 177 scholars and specialists [...]
Ini Bukan Klise: Himpunan Analisa Terpilih Seorang Aktivis memuatkan rencana penulisan Amin Iskandar yang menampilkan pandangan, kritikan dan cadangan beliau mengenai wajah dan lanskap politik negara ini. Antara isu-isu yang disentuh adalah tentang politik Malaysia, sistem pilihan raya, hala tuju generasi muda, orang Melayu dan agama. Pandangan yang dipaparkan bukan sahaja langsung dari sudut hati [...]
These recent writings by Dr Kua Kia Soong reveal one stark reality, namely that the Barisan National coalition that has ruled Malaysia since Independence in 1957 seems incapable of reform. In its 54 year rule, it has destroyed many of the democratic institutions that existed at Independence in 1957.
This is British Malaya in the mid-1950s, where the British administration is preparing to hand power over to the local Malays, whilst guarding against communist terrorists, hatred and racial violence that threatened independence (Merdeka) and democracy for the colony.
This volume collects analysis and commentary on the deep divisions that remains in the society and politics of Thailand from an unusually large and prominent group of Thai and foreign scholars and observers of the country.
This book is modest attempt to contribute a better understanding of poverty and food security in Southeast Asia during the 2008-09 global recession, considering both recent developments and the previous major crisis of 1997-98.