Anwar Ibrahim leads Malaysia’s largest parliamentary bloc, Pakatan Harapan, with 41 per cent of seats. Photo: AP
Anwar Ibrahim leads Malaysia’s largest parliamentary bloc, Pakatan Harapan, with 41 per cent of seats. Photo: AP
Wong Chin-Huat
Opinion

Opinion

Wong Chin-Huat

Does Malaysia’s opposition need a new leader or a new direction?

  • Calls for change ignore the opposition’s structural problems, which are more significant than one man. A new leader without new direction would bring false hope
  • Anwar Ibrahim can be a bridge to a better future. If he is unwilling, he should be removed, but a change will be pointless if his replacement cannot address the old problems

Anwar Ibrahim leads Malaysia’s largest parliamentary bloc, Pakatan Harapan, with 41 per cent of seats. Photo: AP
Anwar Ibrahim leads Malaysia’s largest parliamentary bloc, Pakatan Harapan, with 41 per cent of seats. Photo: AP
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