Biography of the Author James Chin

James Chin

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  1. Mahathir Mohamad (8)

    Commentary: Why Mahathir leaving may not solve Malaysia’s problems

    As the country trudges through a period of political transition, having an experienced hand may not be a bad thing, says James Chin.
  2. Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is accused of making millions off the mammoth 1MDB

    Commentary: The reinvention of Najib Razak, former prime minister of Malaysia

    Najib Razak has maintained a strong social media presence amid an incredibly high-profile trial, says James Chin.
  3. Jho Low Malaysia 1MDB

    Commentary: Jho Low’s fantastic Houdini disappearing act

    Jho Low may be a simple Penang boy who thirsts for greater things. Malaysia is just too small for him, says James Chin.
  4. UMNO President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and PAS President Hadi Awang hold hands during Ummah Unity Gather

    Commentary: Malaysia’s national consensus on race and politics risks unravelling

    With a charter signed between UMNO and PAS, the longstanding Merdeka consensus just took a backseat, says James Chin.
  5. Malaysia Sabah flag

    Commentary: The East Malaysia secession grapevine, an absolute headache for Malaysia Day

    The Pakatan Harapan government faces its trickiest conundrum yet – keeping Sarawak and Sabah in the fold while resisting accusations it’s not ...
  6. Mahathir Mohamad (4)

    Commentary: Malay political unity in Malaysia is but a myth

    What’s behind Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s call for Malay unity and for Members of Parliament from other parties to join Bersatu? James Chin ...
  7. A combination photo shows Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, politician Anwar Ibrahim

    Commentary: Mahathir holds all the keys to Malaysia’s political succession

    Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has three options on how to proceed with political succession after the eruption of a sex video scandal allegedly ...
  8. Haziq Aziz

    Commentary: Sex videos a weapon of choice in Malaysian politics that distract from other issues

    Are sex videos the weapon of choice in Malaysian politics, wonders James Chin.
  9. Mahathir cheers

    Commentary: Almost a year since Pakatan Harapan swept into government, has Malaysia lost its mojo for reform?

    Malaysians have realised it is not possible to go back to the days of ‘good old Malaysia’, where racial and religious tensions were benign and ...
  10. Sibu 2

    Commentary: The ghost of Borneo, talk of secession are back to haunt Malaysia

    A move of epic proportions to restore rights to Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysian Parliament signals how much East-Peninsula Malaysia dynamics have ...