Questions linger on how the new government under Anwar’s leadership will perform and what direction Malaysia is headed. The outcome of the election showed a change in voter sentiment, presenting significant implications for Malaysian politics which cannot be ignored.
It’s been a week since the mother of all polls and Malaysia has a new prime minister. But questions remain over the polarising election results. Dr. Bridget Welsh looks at Perikatan Nasional’s rise, Umno’s defeat, PH’s performance, and what it all means for Malaysian politics.