Nong's cheek up against Nurul's charm
COMMENT You got to hand it to Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Minister Raja Nong Cik - the Umno man is one tenacious campaigner in his bid to unseat incumbent Nurul Izzah Anwar of PKR for the prized parliamentary seat of Lembah Pantai.
In some ways, this is the cynosure contest of the 13th general election, a conflict between spruced-up remnants of the Old Politics, represented by Nong Chik, against the New Politics, symbolised by Nurul Izzah.
Everything Nurul Izzah can do, Nong Chik wants to do - and do it better. Except perhaps at debating. We'll come to that in a while...
Keep Malaysiakini independent!
Malaysiakini will be 18 this year. That we’ve survived this long is because of you.
Your support matters. A lot. Especially those who pay RM150 annually, RM288 biennially or RM388 triennially to keep Malaysiakini independent from government influence and corporate interests. Advertising alone will not keep Malaysiakini afloat.
Together, we’ve gone far. We’ve covered three prime ministers, four general elections, five Bersih rallies, and countless scandals. But the journey continues.
Help us deliver news and views that matter to Malaysians. Help us make a difference for Malaysia.