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'Pasang telinga' instead of doing post-mortem on Tg Piai

Mariam Mokhtar

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Modified 22 Nov 2019, 1:02 am

COMMENT | What's the point of conducting a post-mortem on the Tanjung Piai by-election, when the best course of action is for Pakatan Harapan MPs to "pasang telinga" and listen to the rakyat?

When you thought things couldn't get any worse for Harapan after Tanjung Piai, the ministers confuse us and make us wonder who is in charge in Malaysia.

On Nov 19, Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is also the Minister for Women, Family and Community Development, said that the federal government was unable to enforce a nationwide ban on child marriages because seven states had refused to cooperate.

Is Malaysia reduced to a nation of tribes and recalcitrant chieftains who will do as they please...

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