Malaysia’s ‘Malay-first but multiracial’ winning formula in politics faces test

Arguably, sticking to the Malay-led multiracial formula remains, for now, the best approach to governing Malaysia. However, politicians must not lose sight of the merit-based multicultural idealism upheld by many young Malaysians. The test will be whether Perikatan Nasional or Pakatan Harapan can secure victory through an alternative formula in the next election

Is it the end of the road for Mahathir?

Malaysia’s grand old man is used to having his way. Everyone has seen how he can damage those who do not do what he wants. He was never aggressive, he did not raise his voice even though we know he would not back down. We are not sure what he will do but this is the chance to make a fresh start. It is time for Mahathir to support Anwar.