GE 13 can Cement Malaysia's Two-Coalition System


Should Malaysia manage to exercise its right to replace the federal government through the vote, then the country would have turned a decisive corner. There will be no turning back, and democracy will be secured.

Voters, you have to decide soon. The 13th general election (GE13) has to be held, at the latest, within two months of April 28, when the current government’s term expires. It may even be called this month if Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has the gumption for it.

Meanwhile, if you haven’t decided which coalition – BN or Pakatan – should win federal power for the next five years, consider this.

After 55 years of ruling this country, where has BN gotten us?

The country is more divided than ever. We have been polarised on racial and religious lines for decades, but now we are divided by political leanings as well.

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