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The More Things Change, the More Things May Actually Change

By Ooi Kee Beng for The Edge, 28 August 2017 THE ELECTIONS are coming, and the array of political parties facing each other across the widening divide can be stupefying for any observer newly arrived on the Malaysian scene. It would seem therefore that a quick look at the historical context in which some of … Continue reading

Chin Tong runs a people’s campaign in Kluang

Ooi Kee Beng 5:39PM May 4, 2013 COMMENT Leaving the safe seat of Bukit Bendera in Penang for which he had been member of parliament since 2008, Liew Chin Tong, who grew up playing on the streets of Subang Jaya, decided to run this year for the parliamentary seat of Kluang, Johor. Kluang is certainly … Continue reading

BN feels the Sarawak heat

JUDGING from recent events, the ruling coalition in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is feeling very unsure of its ability to retain its two-third majority in tomorrow’s state election. Not only are the rallies of the Barisan Nasional (BN) not drawing the crowds, its candidates are failing to excite voters except through offers of money … Continue reading

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