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There are massive questions about Pakatan Harapan’s future. Pakatan’s past is far more substantial than decorative despite its disappointing present. The speed of recovery will be decided by how adaptable what’s left of Pakatan can be.
Again, that’s for its leaders to decide.
As for regular voters who love democracy, and are here for the long run, Malaysia’s better for the Pakatan experiment.
We should thank the coalition for services rendered.
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Za’ba’s thoughts were beyond his time, and with this foresight and wisdom, he produced writings that inspired society on the importance of knowledge and education. A teacher, writer, linguist, philosopher, political figure and economic thinker who had vastly contributed to the progress of race and country.
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