2007 appeared to be a year of political and economic continuity in Malaysia. The government won three by-elections. The economy grew at 5.6%. Tensions over ethnic relations and Islamization simmered, though with probably no greater intensity than in past years. And foreign relations were smoothly conducted. But in an extraordinary scandal, a prominent political advisor went on trial for abetting the murder of his former mistress.
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Research Article| February 01 2008
Malaysia in 2007: High Corruption and Low Opposition
Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 47–54.
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William Case; Malaysia in 2007: High Corruption and Low Opposition. Asian Survey 1 February 2008; 48 (1): 47–54. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.47
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