Topic: Democratic Action Party
The coalition that has governed Malaysia since independence managed to hang on in general elections that threatened to upend the status quo, but with possibly its narrowest margin of victory ever.
Economic growth and strict rule have kept the same government in power in Malaysia for more than 50 years, but calls for greater accountability are getting louder.
In an effort to jazz the youth vote in Malaysia ahead of elections in which it faces a very strong opposition, the government called in K-pop sensation Psy.
Communal tensions over a Hindu temple and the death of an ethnic Chinese while in antigraft investigators' custody pose tough tests for the multiracial government.
09/08/2009 01:00 am
Anwar Ibrahim, who heads an increasingly popular alliance, says the charges are meant to check his rise to power.
07/15/2009 01:00 am
Jeff Ooi joins activists and NGO workers as opposition members of parliament demanding reform.
08/28/2008 01:00 am