Some 80,000 people attended the December 8 rally in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA
Kean Wong
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Kean Wong

Anxieties about Mahathir’s new Malaysia go deeper than race

  • Malaysia’s biggest rally this year was ostensibly about a UN treaty on racial discrimination
  • But other issues are stoking the anger, too, not least among them the stalling economy

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Some 80,000 people attended the December 8 rally in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA
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