Will Umno give up seats to Bersatu?

Chan Kok Leong

Bersatu is less than five years old, which makes it a novice in political terms. The party is unlikely to survive in its present form, given that Umno will want to reclaim many seats BN lost in GE14. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 14, 2020.

THIS year or 2021, snap elections before the current mandate ends in July 2023 appear inevitable.

Barisan Nasional, the coalition within Perikatan Nasional with the largest number of MPs (42), is in favour of it and by themselves can trigger the 15th general election by just withdrawing from the government. 

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