During 2012, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak undertook a number of political and economic reforms. At the same time, his rival, former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, was found not guilty of sexual misconduct charges. However, major corruption scandals continued to break. And a large scale protest over electoral cheating turned violent. Meanwhile, the economy remained on an even keel, while the government negotiated with the U.S. over entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Research Article| February 01 2013
Malaysia in 2012: A Non-election Year
Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 134–141.
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William Case; Malaysia in 2012: A Non-election Year. Asian Survey 1 February 2013; 53 (1): 134–141. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.134
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