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Will Najib Razak Remove Malaysia's System of Racial Preferences?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.06.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

If history is any guide, Malaysians have every reason to doubt that the Bumiputra system will be dismantled under BN rule. But the BN is swimming against the long-term tide. Our hope is that it does not view this win as a fresh mandate for more of the same, but rather, as a wake-up call.

A God By Any Other Name: Semantics in Malaysia

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Christian Malaysians have the right to use "Allah" to describe their Christian God, because "Allah" simply means "God." In fact, Arab Christians have called their God "Allah" for centuries.

Malaysia Appeals 'Allah' For Christians Ruling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's government filed an appeal Monday to fight a court ruling that allowed non-Muslims to use the word "Allah" t...