For further reading, here is the G25 political financing reform report.

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Alethea Wong

Alethea Wong is a policy researcher based in Malaysia. She takes a keen interest in public policy, behavioural science, and politics.

Edmund Terence Gomez

Edmund Terence Gomez is Professor of Political Economy at Universiti Malaya. His books include Malaysia’s Political Economy: Politics, Patronage and Profits; Political Business in East Asia; and Minister of Finance Incorporated: Ownership and Control of Corporate Malaysia.

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Max Loh

Max Loh is an as-and-when comic artist who flits between Malaysia and Singapore. He enjoys whittling at complex issues with words and images, stringing them together with emotions. While on his journey to find the ideal middle ground of practicality and passion, he'll gladly stuff his face with all the food he can get his hands on. Reach him at jlloh86@gmail.com.