Are we talking about race and religion more under 'new' Malaysia? Yes, data shows

Aidila Razak & Lee Long Hui

Modified 28 Jun 2019, 8:38 am

SPECIAL REPORT | You’re not imagining it – discussions on race, religion and royalty have increased since the change of government, data analysed by Malaysiakini shows.

An analysis of the parliamentary Hansard showed that keywords related to race, religion and royalty (3R topics) were used 88 percent more in Dewan Rakyat debates in the first year of Pakatan Harapan’s rule, compared to the year before.

This means keywords related to the 3R topics were mentioned close to double the number of times in the Dewan Rakyat since Harapan has been in power, compared to the year before. ..

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