Biography of the Author James Chin

James Chin

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  1. Mahathir Muhyiddin

    Commentary: What’s behind Mahathir’s sacking and Malaysia’s new political drama

    Mahathir Mohamad’s sacking shows Malaysia’s regime change is far from complete, says James Chin.
  2. Mahathir Anwar Muhyiddin

    Commentary: Wheels set in motion for another political showdown in Malaysia

    The motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is unlikely to be heard come May 18 when the Malaysian Parliament sits. But a ...
  3. Mahathir Anwar Muhyiddin

    Commentary: Three underlying forces fuelled Malaysia's recent political crisis

    A strong UMNO-PAS pact, a new narrative and a split between PKR and Bersatu may explain what precipitated events last week, says James Chin.
  4. Pakatan Harapan generic

    Commentary: Mahathir Mohamad remains the eye of the political storm brewing in Malaysia

    Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has emerged from the fray unscathed so far. He remains unbeatable, even if a snap election were to be called, says ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...