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Regime change in Malaysia

  • Patrick Ziegenhain

Kuala Lumpur | Sat, May 12 2018 | 01:30 am

PREMIUM After 61 years of rule, the end came quickly and for most observers quite surprisingly. Barisan Nasional led by the United Malay National Organization (UMNO) lost its parliamentary majority in the 14th national elections in Malaysia on May 9.

Therefore, the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan has the right to form the new government and its chairman Mahathir Mohamad was consequently appoi...