Latest posts by Jerrenn Lam from May, 2013
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak blamed Chinese voters for the slim majority of the administration party in the general elections. He called it the 'Chinese Tsunami.' Then, a Malay newspaper ran an article titled ‘Apa lagi Cina mahu?’ (What else do the Chinese want?), immediately causing backlash in Malaysia
Malaysians are preparing for the 13th General Elections which will take place on May 5. A resounding theme in the campaign has been the prospect of change, or ‘ubah’ (Malay). Will the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in power for the past 50 years, continue to dominate the polls?