People take photos next to the office complex of the Malaysian prime minister in Putrajaya. The last two years have been the most turbulent in Malaysian politics with the rise and fall of three premiers and an economy only just recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
People take photos next to the office complex of the Malaysian prime minister in Putrajaya. The last two years have been the most turbulent in Malaysian politics with the rise and fall of three premiers and an economy only just recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP

Malaysians ‘still angry’ over 2018 election set to vote amid political strife, rocky economy

  • Many voters are tired of the constant politicking and remain bitter over the ‘backdoor robbery’ move which saw politicians undoing the results of the watershed 2018 election
  • But Malaysians have differing opinions on how best to avoid a return of Umno to pre-2018 strength, with some still counting on Pakatan Harapan and others looking to new parties like youth-centric Muda

People take photos next to the office complex of the Malaysian prime minister in Putrajaya. The last two years have been the most turbulent in Malaysian politics with the rise and fall of three premiers and an economy only just recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
People take photos next to the office complex of the Malaysian prime minister in Putrajaya. The last two years have been the most turbulent in Malaysian politics with the rise and fall of three premiers and an economy only just recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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