Perikatan Nasional supporters in Penang wave party flags on the eve of Malaysia’s general election. Photo: Reuters
Perikatan Nasional supporters in Penang wave party flags on the eve of Malaysia’s general election. Photo: Reuters
Wong Chin-Huat
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Wong Chin-Huat

Malaysia election 2022: Islamists rise but next leader must govern for all, not just the majority

  • Results seen as rejection of scandal-tainted Umno, as conservative Malay voters turn to ‘natural alternative’ Perikatan Nasional
  • Coalition of PH, BN and Borneo parties would better represent Malaysia’s various ethno-religious communities, but should not exclude or marginalise opposition

Perikatan Nasional supporters in Penang wave party flags on the eve of Malaysia’s general election. Photo: Reuters
Perikatan Nasional supporters in Penang wave party flags on the eve of Malaysia’s general election. Photo: Reuters
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