Mahathir Mohamad during his last campaign rally in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, before the May 8, 2018, election. Photo: AP

#MalaysiaBaharu: one year into ‘new Malaysia’, but the same old Mahathir Mohamad?

  • Euphoria for some, dismay for others as Malaysia marks the Pakatan Harapan’s historic election victory over the Barisan Nasional
  • Critics say prime minister’s second stint in power is beginning to resemble his first – when he ruled with an iron fist – and highlight falling approval ratings
Topic |   Malaysia election – one year on

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Mahathir Mohamad during his last campaign rally in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, before the May 8, 2018, election. Photo: AP
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