Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP
Norshahril Saat
Opinion

Opinion

Norshahril Saat

Malaysia’s ‘Malay-first but multiracial’ winning formula in politics faces test

  • The Perikatan Nasional coalition is seen by some as a ‘back door’ government and Pakatan Harapan is within striking distance of reclaiming Putrajaya
  • Even as there is a set path to electoral dominance, those in power must pay attention to young Malaysians’ ideals of meritocracy and multiculturalism

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and then premier Mahathir Mohamad in 2018. Photo: AP
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