07 April 2018
With the dissolution of Parliament yesterday, the Election Commission will now meet to decide on nomination and polling day. From financial scandals and rising costs of living to hastily passed legislation on fake news and electoral boundary delineation and the 11th-hour suspension of an opposition party, there really has been no shortage of drama in Malaysian politics as the country gears up for GE14.
Indeed, elections have apparently become such seismic events in Malaysia in recent years, people have taken to describing them with oceanographic metaphors.
…Joseph Chinyong Liow is dean and professor of comparative and international politics at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University.
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Last updated on 09/04/2018