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Reinventing “derhaka” in modern Malaysia

Reinventing “derhaka” in modern Malaysia

Clive Kessler on daulat, kedaulatan, and sovereignty.

Ask Lord Bobo: Malaysia’s Royal Heads of Islam

Ask Lord Bobo: Malaysia’s Royal Heads of Islam

What do Sultans do?

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Groups want Lord Bobo punished for “royal insult”

Groups want Lord Bobo punished for “royal insult”

You couldn’t make this up.

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The (Malaysian) King’s Speech

The (Malaysian) King’s Speech

This article is neither about Colin Firth nor King George VI. It is about the High King of Malaysia, Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, the speech he made in the opening of the 4th session of the 12th Parliament, and the institutional set-up surrounding it.

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Daulat Tuanku!

Daulat Tuanku!

The Malaysian Singh speaks about his loyalty to the Institution of The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, our foremost symbol of unity. Takes a swipe at the United Malays National Organisation and suggests a national identity.

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