Ooi Kok Hin
Ooi Kok Hin is Monbukagakusho scholar and graduate student at the Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University in Tokyo.
While the People’s Action Party was assured of holding power once more, the results didn’t all flow its way.
Rather than a personality rivalry between Mahathir and Anwar, a wider decentralisation of political power is underway.
Proposed changes to a school textbook have sparked a public debate that goes to the heart of national identity.