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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gaik Cheng Khoo There is a danger that internal power struggles may cause distractions and derail the project of reformation. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Malaysia politics civil society corruption ethnicity Mahathir...
Current History (2016) 115 (784): 312–318.
Published: 01 November 2016
... poised to take advantage. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who served as prime minister of Malaysia from 2003 to 2009, affirmed his Chinese ancestry after taking office. He said in 2004: China is today a creator of prosperity of the highest order. Political and social linkages are bound to eventually follow suit...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 226–232.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Jemaah Islamiyah Southeast Asia Indonesia Joko Widodo Megawati Sukarnoputri Malaysia Philippines Muslims Islamists authoritarianism democracy terrorism Southeast Asia 226 Governments in Southeast Asia have adopted policies that are fueling militancy by restricting freedoms...
Current History (2013) 112 (755): 236–241.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Bridget Welsh [T]he incumbent forces have reformulated old strategies to deflect contenders for power while narrowing the political space for substantive reform. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Bridget Welsh Malaysia...
Current History (2004) 103 (672): 171–176.
Published: 01 April 2004
... trading companies that can be used to move money or purchase chemicals and equip- ment. The importance of tourism for Southeast Asian economies has resulted in lax immigration proce- dures and easy access visas; indeed, Malaysia had no visa requirements for nationals of other Islamic coun- tries until 9...
Current History (2004) 103 (672): 177–182.
Published: 01 April 2004
... or more. Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines were hit the hardest. The financial crisis mocked claims by some Southeast Asian leaders that ASEAN s success could be attributed to Asian values. Instead, the crisis exposed widespread corruption, collusion, and nepotism. ASEAN as a regional...
Current History (2002) 101 (659): 421–426.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Indonesia Malaysia Philippines September Singapore Southeast Asia terrorism Thailand United States American officials have turned their attention toward Southeast Asian policy- making something largely ignored since the end of the Vietnam War and have declared Southeast Asia the second front...
Current History (2002) 101 (654): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in response to the crisis has not. © 2002 Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California depreciation East Asia financial crisis IMF Malaysia Philippines Singapore slowdown South Korea Thailand In the aftermath of East Asia s spectacular eco-nomic...