Kevin Zhang

Kevin Zhang is a Research Officer at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Kevin Zhang (18)

Sandboxes Amidst a Rising Tide

Kevin S.Y. Tan|Kevin Zhang

Thailand’s so-called “sandbox” schemes to jumpstart the country’s tourism sector is laudable. But they might be achieved at a cost.

Malaysia’s Covid-19 Response: Pressed to Be (in the) Present

Lee Hwok-Aun|Kevin Zhang

Pressed by short-term exigencies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysia is planning to raise Malaysia’s debt ceiling to 65 per cent of GDP. Another round of stimulus package might be on the cards.

Malaysia Needs More Than a “Hammer” to Successfully Combat the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kevin Zhang|Kevin S.Y. Tan

Achieving herd immunity from Covid-19 is likely to remain a distant goal for Malaysia. Other measures beyond strict lockdowns are needed to deal with the pandemic.

DAP Johor Party Elections: A “Fourpeat” for State Chief Liew Chin Tong

Kevin Zhang|Francis E. Hutchinson

Liew Chin Tong’s win in the Johor state party elections is a win for Lim Kit Siang in the coming DAP national party elections.

Anwar Ibrahim and Zahid Hamidi – Forbidden Phone Friends?

Francis E. Hutchinson|Kevin Zhang

An audio clip of a conversation between Anwar Ibrahim and Zahid Hamidi has given Malaysians a ringside seat into the shady backroom dealing between two of the nation’s prominent politicians. Genuine or not, the political interests of the two men have increasingly converged.