For Pekan folk, Najib's 'dedak' means development

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Modified 3 Mar 2018, 3:32 am

For Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the main weapons of his arch-nemesis Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in the upcoming 14th general election are money and goodies, which the nonagenarian disparagingly refers to as 'dedak' (animal feed).

When Najib announced a RM1.3 billion allocation for Langkawi, Mahathir claimed it was in response to speculation that he would contest there...

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