Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad displaying Pakatan Harapan’s manifesto in 2018. Photo: AP
Hwok-Aun Lee
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On Reflection by Hwok-Aun Lee

Pakatan Harapan’s election win was one for the ages. The next four years will determine not just its future, but Malaysia’s too

  • A year into government, the administration of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has had some successes while also struggling to meet some of its pre-election promises.
  • This is the seventh of a series of essays by well-known Malaysians to be published in the run-up to May 9, the anniversary of the country’s first change of government.

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad displaying Pakatan Harapan’s manifesto in 2018. Photo: AP
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A boy at his house in a poor Malay squatter settlement in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
Tini Zainudin
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Tini Zainudin

Change is happening on child rights in Malaysia, but slowly

  • Activist Tini Zainudin says much has changed in the year since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad came to power, but much work remains
  • This is the second 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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A boy at his house in a poor Malay squatter settlement in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
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