Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah has called for politicking to be put on hold. Photo: AP
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah has called for politicking to be put on hold. Photo: AP
Norshahril Saat
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Norshahril Saat

It’s time Malaysia had a law against party-hopping

  • Politicking was supposed to be suspended during the coronavirus state of emergency. Instead, MPs are crossing over like it’s a game of musical chairs
  • Left unaddressed, this practice will lead to apathy among voters and risks normalising betrayal and dishonour among holders of political office

Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah has called for politicking to be put on hold. Photo: AP
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah has called for politicking to be put on hold. Photo: AP
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