Democracy, always fragile in SE Asia, may be sliding backwards

Just five years ago, many people were optimistic that Southeast Asia had finally turned the corner when it comes to democracy. Myanmar’s military had finally loosened its decades-long grip on power when Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won elections in 2015. Three years later, Malaysia’s opposition party swept the long-serving Barisan Nasional
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