Debate on the nature of Political Islam around the world
Professor Abdullahi Ahmed An Na'im challenges the dangerous illusion of an
Islamic state that claims the right to enforce Sharia principles through coercion.
Police have warned that Malaysia faces an imminent attack from Islamic State (IS). Police have foiled at least seven plots involving the terrorist group this year, according to the head of the Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division.
The slowdown in China, and Malaysia’s failure to undertake structural reform will weigh on the country’s economy in 2016, even as the United States appears to have turned a corner, Jeffrey Cheah Institute President Woo Wing Thye said this week.