Proclamations on religion and ethnonationalism are being made, with the tension dialled up to 11. But amid reports of attempts to destabilise the current government, the bigger issue is that the challenges faced by the Malay community and Malaysia remain unaddressed.
The historic May 9, 2018, election saw the fall of BN, which had ruled for over 6 decades. Yet “New Malaysia” turned out to be far different than many imagined. Dr Bridget Welsh reflects on Malaysia’s journey over the last 5 years.