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On GE13, Daim predicts less and opines more

COMMENT Because he was uncannily accurate on the results of the March 2008 general election, former finance minister Daim Zainuddin enjoys a reputation as a prognosticator of sorts.

His visage in the last week or so has been all over the Chinese press which, understandably, had sought him out on how GE13 would go.

In the immediate prelude to GE12, it was the Chinese press that first carried Daim's prescient predictions - that Penang, Selangor and Kedah would fall to the opposition - before the other language streams picked them up for their readerships.

No surprise, then, the Chinese press, in the final lap to GE13, has again interviewed Daim for his take...