FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has warned Malaysia’s middle classes to support his bid for the top job in the next election or risk losing him altogether. Anwar, an astute and hardened politician, realizes that if he can’t defeat the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition this time around then it will be time to pass the baton.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — While there is that motion picture-like air of a “coming to a polling booth near you, the nation’s next blockbuster – the 13th General Election” – in the rapidly changing Malaysian […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The candles were lit as the sun set over Hong Lim Park in Singapore’s Central Business District. The crowd of about 200, many dressed in black, was gathered for Singaporeans in Solidarity […]
Renowned Malaysian journalist Leslie Lopez has witnessed dramatic events while covering Southeast Asia and his country since he began work as a reporter in the mid-1980s. That has included stints with Reuters, The Asian Wall […]