Malaysian identity continues to be contested. The victory of Pakatan Heratan (the Alliance of Hope, PH in Malay, that won the 2018 general election and returned Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to power) has not resolved the issue.
The South China Sea (SCS) is the location of some of the world's busiest commercial shipping routes. The value of that trade was approximately $3.4 trillion, which constitutes 21 percent of global trade.
Since the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, no tangible actions toward denuclearization, such as disclosure of nuclear and missile stockpiles or dismantlement of weapons and relevant facilities, have been taken.