Last year Malaysians realised there was hope again. Photo: Reuters
Lim Wei Jiet
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Lim Wei Jiet

Malaysia is back from the brink of one-party rot, but Mahathir and Pakatan Harapan must continue to forge ahead as obstacles mount

  • The prime minister and former strongman may have finally come to terms with democracy, but his administration must show resolve in striving for legal reforms
  • This is the sixth in a series of reflections by well-known Malaysians, a year on from the Pakatan Harapan coalition’s historic election victory on May 9, 2018, that brought about Malaysia’s first change of government

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Last year Malaysians realised there was hope again. Photo: Reuters
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Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s Prime Minister. Photo: Bloomberg

Mahathir’s Malaysia was built on the promise of diversity. A year after the election, will racial politics tear Pakatan Harapan apart?

  • As the May 9 anniversary nears, the new government is facing some old concerns, with opposition parties leaning to the right and finding many willing to listen
  • This is the third in a four-part series on Malaysian politics a year on from the Pakatan Harapan coalition’s historic election victory on May 9, 2018
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Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s Prime Minister. Photo: Bloomberg
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