By Terence Netto

Batu Gajah Fong quits - a reverberating loss to DAP

COMMENT The announced intention of Fong Po Kuan, the DAP three-term MP for Batu Gajah and the House’s most diligent attendee, represents a big loss to the party.

Invariably the first legislator to get into her seat and the last to leave at the end of the day’s proceedings, what now looks like a premature and untimely retirement at the age of 41 appears set to be cast in stone unless DAP chairperson Karpal Singh is able to persuade her to rescind the decision...