Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng with deputies Asri Hamidon, Siti Zauyah Mohd Desa, Seri Subromaniam Tholasy, and Seri Ahmad Husni Hussain. Photo: Nora Tam

Will new Malaysia have same old racial divide? Ethnic Chinese Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng seeks post-election unity

In a racialised political system where the Malay majority has always felt threatened by the Chinese minority, the transfer of the finance portfolio to Lim is remarkable. But can the country come together to move forward?

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Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng with deputies Asri Hamidon, Siti Zauyah Mohd Desa, Seri Subromaniam Tholasy, and Seri Ahmad Husni Hussain. Photo: Nora Tam
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