Tag: Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Recounts Malaysia’s Historically Warm Ties to China – Warns of European Aggression

Long before the Federation of Malaya gained independence from the British Empire in 1957, the territories comprising modern Malaysia had a long, fruitful and peaceful relationship with multiple Chinese states. In keeping with China’s friendly trading ties with the majority of south east Asian sovereign entities throughout the centuries, Malaysia’s predecessor […]

Mahathir Mohamad Confirms 2019 Visit With Imran Khan in Islamabad as Malaysia-Pakistan Ties Deepen

Veteran Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed a three day visit to Pakistan to take place in March of 2019. During his visit, Mahathir will call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and other Pakistani officials. Both nations look to increase trading relations as well as working together to strengthen bilateral […]

Brazil’s Broken Presidential System: An Extremist Like Bolsonaro Would Not Have Won in a Parliamentary Democracy

Jair Bolsonaro – a true extremist  Asia woke up and Europe went to sleep with the news that South America’s largest nation had just elected Jair Bolsonaro as the new Brazilian President after round two of elections on the 28th of October. Bolsonaro had a commanding plurality of votes in the first […]

Mahathir’s Anti-Corruption Drive in Malaysia Serves as a Model For Naya Pakistan

Today, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with six counts of criminal breach of trust over his embezzlement of $1.59 billion worth of public funds. Simultaneous to this, Najib’s Treasury Chief  Irwan Serigar Abdullah was also charged with criminal breach of trust. This comes as Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vows to […]

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Re-Enters Parliament Thus Completing His Political Rehabilitation

Anwar Ibrahim’s personal political history as well as his history with veteran Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is more intriguing that most works of fiction. After becoming Prime Minister for the first time in 1983, Mahathir Mohamad ushered in an economic boom in Malaysia that is crediting with bringing the country […]

The History of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore With George Galloway And Adam Garrie

Eurasia Future is delighted to share this week’s episode of The History Boys. George Galloway and Adam Garrie present an in-depth discussion of the founding, fortunes and destinies of three south east Asian nations whose history was very much intertwined. Brand new #TheHistoryBoys: ‘Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore: A Collision of […]