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Simon Roughneen

Simon Roughneen is a Southeast Asia-based correspondent writing and taking photos for Nikkei Asian Review and several other newspapers. 

Articles by Simon Roughneen (3)

  • Malaysian opposition gains strength

    For fifth time in less than a decade, thousands of yellow-clad supporters of an electoral reform movement called Bersih (Malay for 'clean') jammed streets in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday in their latest demonstration seeking change. But for the last year and a half, the group, which is backed by Malaysia’s opposition parties, have been seeking change at the top – the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over lurid corruption allegations involving a state development fund called 1MDB. Najib is acc