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COMMENT | Is democracy taking a back seat due to the pandemic?

Zan Azlee

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Modified 22 May 2020, 5:42 am
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COMMENT | I was looking forward to writing something that would probably not revolve around Covid-19. It looked that it would slowly become a reality seeing that our normal but weird Malaysian politics started to dominate the news headlines again.

It would have also meant that we are probably starting to get the pandemic under control as the curve flattens.

We saw how our politicians started fighting again about who has the legitimate right to govern the country and the different states. They even revisited the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Ahh! Malaysia as how it has always been. We can finally put all the talk about the apocalypse behind us.

But I was wrong. It seems that Covid-19 is just too...

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