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From Kajang prison to 28th floor of Komtar

KC Chee and FM Wong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INTERVIEW His detractors demonised him as "arrogant", "dictatorial" and "a tokong". His supporters lionised him as "plain-speaking", "decisive" and "revered". How one characterises Lim Guan Eng, Penang chief minister and DAP secretary-general, depends on one's leanings.

lim guan eng interview pakatan one year of administration 050309 03 You either love him or you resent him. Lim is a lightning rod for controversies; some real, some fantasised by bloggers and others fictionalised by his political opponents.

From the abyss of Kajang prison to the exalted office of the Penang CM on the 28th floor of Komtar in Georgetown, his journey was jolted with pitfalls and intoxicated with triumphs.

Despite his busy schedule, Lim granted us this brief interview...

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