Friday, August 25, 2023

Voters indifferent to corruption

Troubling questions about politics and corruption

Are voters taking a softer stance against instances of corruption in politics?

A. Kathirasen - 17 Aug 2023, 7:00am


Perikatan Nasional (PN) performed very well in the Aug 12 state elections in Penang, Kedah, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu and Kelantan, winning 146 of the 245 seats contested.

It proved stronger than the Pakatan Harapan-Barisan Nasional combination despite a concerted attack by PH-BN against its leaders over corruption allegations.

Friday, August 18, 2023

The Green Wave stopped, but time bomb ticking

Thick as Brick hoped for a 5-1 victory but it turned out to be the expected 3-3 status quo. The released bomb did not exploded as hoped to be, but then it is a ticking bomb. Taken from the pre-polling posting below:   

Last minute bomb hardly could sway election result these days. It is post-election that could be devastating especially when PMX Anwar is expected to be more firm on "tatakelola urus" i.e. corruption and governance issues. 

This time it could be different.

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