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Where to, Malaysia? A future with Anwar's Reformasi or back to Mahathirism?

Author: Quek, Kim Publisher: Strategic Information Research Development, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 381 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9832535751Type of document: Book
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Content Where to Malaysia ? Where to Malaysia ? A Letter from Anwar Ibrahim Preface Acronyms ......1X ... ......XI11 ......xix PART A: Malaysia Moment of Decision Scandals Abdullah's 18 month record as reformist premier The rise of Najib The lingering influence of Mahathir The resurgence of Mahathir? Anwar's release hasten6d the return of Mahathir? Anwar the charismatic leaser Anwar at home turf Political scenarios ahead The people must decide PART B: Rumblings in Predawn Chronology: List 1: Timeline of Anwar's first trial: on corruption . List 2: Timeline of Anwar's second trial: on sodomy . List 3: Chronology of events . ...... 35 ...... 37 ...... 40 (Journal of a Malaysian political observer from 1999 to 2005) ...... 41 An Overview: Mahathir's crony capitalism faltered ...... 44 Battle cry of anti.corruption. cronyism and nepotism unnerved ...... 46 Mahathir . The birth of Reformasi ...... 46 ...... 48 Anwar's first trial: on corruption Anwar's second trial: on sodomy ...... 49 Mahathir under siege ...... 50 ...... 52 Repression after the 1999 election Mahathir's plunging support and his call for Malay unity ...... 53 Chief Justice Dzaiddin and Anwar ...... 54 Mahathir's resignation Articles from 1999 to 2005 (81 nos.) Article numbers marked by asterisk are articles that touch on issues that might characterise the tumultuous Malaysian history that spans the period following the watershed event of the sacking of Anwar Ibrahim. *I . Mahathis's hollow opening speech and UMNO's future *2. Mahathir's false economic theory and his mega follies 3. Justification of mega projects: PM fumbles again 4 . Is Putrajaya an antidote to colonialism'? 5. Mahathir admits his mahligai (palace) is a mistake 6. Why does Mahathir fear IMF? 7 . Illusion of an independent election commission 8. Are we living behind the iron curtain? 9. Poisoning of Anwar: nothing is safe any more in this country 10. Mahathir in New York: an orgy of lies * I1. Malaysian Chinese dilemma in coming election 12. Murad accusation and BN hypocrisy 13. New campaign strategy to thwart BN landslide *14 . Malaysian election: a mockery of democracy 15. Abdullah cracks the whip at Harakah *16 . Taiwan titanic - Malaysia next? 17. Human rights commission? What a joke! "18 . Mahathir's commandos VS a toy gun 19. Malaysian justice in shambles 20 . Nationwide campaign against Chief' Justice Eusoff Chin 21 . Judicial crisis and the irrelevant Mahathir *22. Mahathir VS . Anwar: who is guilty'? "23 . Arifin's judgment (sodomy) is thoroughly flawed 24 . Xenophobic Mahathir attempts to confuse *25. Halim Saad loan scandal: cronyism runs unabated 21.09.2000 ...... 161 26. Halim Sahaad's loan scandal: rebuttal to Danaharta 24.09.2000 ...... 165 01.12.2000 ...... 168 27 . Shame on Malaysian parliament 28 . Gus Dur blasts Singapore: Mahathir poked fire? *29. Malay rights: where are we heading? *30 . Racial unity before national unity? 31 . Why shouldn't the BN goverment be toppled? 32. Time dotCom IPO bailout scandal: What can the people do? 33. Mahathir's OPP3: dream or reality 01.12.2000 05.01.2001 15.01.2001 08.03.2001 23.03.2001 06.04.2001 ...... 170 ...... 174 ...... 178 ...... 182 ...... 186 ...... 189 34 . Will ISA save Mahathir again? 13.04.2001 ...... 193 23.04.2001 ...... 197 35. Mahathir and UMNO: what is root of the evil? 36. University Quota: national interests or racial ego? 28.05.2001 ...... 200 37 . Mahathir feeds fallacies to students 03.07.2001 ...... 205 38. Can Prime Minister be arrested under ISA? 09.07.2001 ...... 210 *39 . Constitutional amendment to legalise 19.01.2001 ...... 213 phantom voters 40 . Sneak attempt to divert public attention 41 . Illusions from UEM restructuring 42 . After SUHAKAM. all eyes on judiciary 43 . No puppet AG and puppet judges please 44. Three-time suckers in UEMRenong saga 20.07.2001 24.07.2001 31.08.2001 20.1 1.2001 14.12.2001 ...... 217 ...... 220 ...... 223 ...... 226 ...... 230 45 . PM's Perwaja conspiracy of silence 27.02.2002 ...... 233 28.03.2002 ...... 236 46 . Perwaja scandal: Swiss rebuts Mahathir 47 . Monstrous election laws to strangulate opposition? 29.03.2002 ...... 237 *48. Copy the Koreans: root out corruption. cronyism 28.05.2002 ...... 241 16.06.2001 ...... 245 49 . Stop the play-acting in Perwaja scandal! 50. Mahathir's shock "resignation" prompted by 06.07.2002 ...... 248 the Anwar trials? *5 1. Federal Court Anwar judgment a shameless document ( I" trials) 52. Election Commission: adjudicator or henchman? *53. PM's attacks on WTO. west ignoble 54. Exploiting Bali bombing to justify ISA? 55. Support speaks volume for free speech 56. Mystery surounds Anwar judical review 06.07.2002 19.08.2002 10.10.2002 17.10.2002 24.01.2003 26.03.2003 ...... 255 ...... 266 ...... 271 ...... 277 ...... 280 ...... 282 *57. The Mahathir legacy 58. Mahathir's goverment fails to rebut the Economist 59. MCA: acronym for Mahathir Chinese Party? 60. Putrajaya: icon or folly'? 61 . Police malaise rooted in political culture 62 . ACA's transparency measures cosmetic 63. Water Spat: damned fools or terrible liars? 64. The mad. mad. mad bridge 65 . Pak Lah's beautiful but misdirected speech 66 . Which is better: causeway or bridge? *67 . Racism a la Malaysia 68 . People are victims of Mahathirism. not its culprits 69 . Mega scandal in double tracking project *70. Mahathir: mislead us no more *71. Double tracking: cabinet on right track *72. Don't be fooled by the Perwaja charade *73. Last rites for DAP and Keadilan? 74 . National Integrity Plan: showtime again? 75 . Penvaja scandal: is Mahathir above law? *76. Can Abdullah afford a martyred Anwar *77 . Federal Court Anwar judgement (corruption) fatally flawed 78. Anwar and UMNO's leadership crisis *79 . Unveiling the truth of Malay "special rights" 80. Johor Bridge: to build or not to build? 81 . PLUS: another highway robbery?

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