Polls shatter race-based politics
Published:  Mar 10, 2008 8:54 AM
Updated: Mar 11, 2008 5:46 AM

Malaysia's race-based politics has been shattered by a stunning electoral setback for the government, which has been deserted by minority ethnic Chinese and Indians, analysts said Monday.

The fractured system under which parties represent either the majority Muslim Malays or one of the minority groups looks set to be consigned to history, replaced by a modern two-party system, they said.

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