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Elections will not help powerless local councils

Josie Fernandez
Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT Leave Truth to the police and us; we know the Good;

We build the Perfect City time shall never alter;

Our Law shall guard you always like a cirque of mountains. - WH Auden

Like most of the world, Malaysia has increasingly urbanised with about 72 percent of Malaysians living in cities and towns. Our urban centres reflect Malaysia’s multi-ethnic population. More Malays now live in urban areas, and the majority are from the low-income group.

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