Malaysia

The Leaderboard: Dyana Sofya

Who is she? Dyana Sofya is a 27-year-old ethnic Malay lawyer who ran as the opposition coalition’s candidate in a parliamentary by-election in Teluk Intan, a town of 60,000 in Perak state in western peninsular Malaysia. She chose to join…

The Leaderboard: Awang Adek

Who is he? Awang Adek Hussin is Malaysia’s new ambassador-designate to the United States. Awang previously served as deputy finance minister from 2006 to 2008 and again from 2009 to 2013. Before that he spent nearly a decade at the…

MH370: Five Concerns

Malaysia Airline Search

By Ernest Z. Bower, Christopher K. Johnson, & Thomas M. Sanderson Four days ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) disappeared over the South China Sea with 239 people on board en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Nine nations are…