‘Brutal contest’ between liberals, nationalists in post-GE14 Malaysia


The anti-ICERD rally early this month represents an attempt by Umno, PAS and Malay rights groups to unite and oppose the new government's attempt to push through its reform agenda. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 24, 2018.

THE weakening of former ruling party Umno is leading to growing polarisation of Malaysian society into supporters of social democratic principles and religiously driven Malay nationalists, according to a report in the East Asia Forum.

The still unsteady Pakatan Harapan government is benefitting from a failing Umno, as many of the party’s lawmakers and supporters are attempting to switch to the ruling coalition.


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  • People must open their eyes to recognize that UMNO and PAS are cheaters and liars. Being cheaters and liars is the main reason they were rejected by the people in GE14.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku