April 22, 2021 House of Trust

Tag: International Relations


“Malaysia-US Relations and the Biden Administration: Mapping Excitement, Managing Expectations” by Abdul Razak Ahmad, Kuik Cheng-Chwee, and Khor Swee Kheng

April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

*Image source: The Washington Post This article was published in ISEAS Perspective 2021/46, 16 April 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Malaysia, like...

Malaysia, Don’t Forget Libya

April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021

*Photo Credit: AFP By Dr Abdul Razak Ahmad On February 5, 2021, the UN-assembled Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) appointed...

Malaysia must be a voice for peace in Afghanistan

April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021

*Photo Credit: Reuters By Dr Abdul Razak Ahmad (Founding Director of Bait Al Amanah) Earlier last month, the Turkish government...

International Affairs Update (Week 1 of February 2020)

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

A. Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) What is it? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from...

International Affairs Update (Week 2 of January 2020)

January 16, 2020

January 16, 2020

A. Singapore i) E-Scooters Ban $1 billion to triple cycling path network in Singapore amid the e-scooters ban on footpaths ...

International Affairs Update (Week 1 of January 2020)

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

A. Singapore i) Digital Tax Singapore started imposing GST on overseas digital services at the current standard rate of 7%,...

Learning from China’s Rise

July 19, 2019

July 19, 2019

“It is a pleasure to have friends coming from afar” Confucius, Ancient Chinese philosopher; in The Analects of Confucius, a...

Malaysia – Singapore Air and Maritime Boundaries Dispute

December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018

     Malaysia’s relations with Singapore witnessed a decline recently. This is due to the renewed tensions triggered by unresolved...

Khashoggi’s Case: Malaysia’s Foreign Policy

October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

Referring to the high-profile killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Dennis Ignatius, a former ambassador of Malaysia highlighted several pertinent...