Despite Chinese storm, Puad set to retain Batu Pahat
GE13 WATCH JOHOR "My son is going to university, how can I not support the opposition?" said an excited middle-aged Chinese man, pointing at his teenage son who sat at the other side of the table, wearing the uniform of Chinese High School, a prominent independent secondary school in Batu Pahat.
He was referring to Pakatan Rakyat's manifesto which promises to abolish the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN).
He was one of the 500-strong Chinese-majority crowd at a food court in Batu Pahat town centre waiting for PKR director of strategy Rafizi Ramli to give his speech late afternoon yesterday.
For the rest of this story and more, subscribe for only 36 cents a day. If you're already a subscriber, please Sign in.Sign in Subscribe now