Like dad, like sons – and daughters, too


Politics in the blood: (Clockwise from top) Second Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein with his family, including the present Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak; DAP stalwart Kit Siang, Guan Eng and the Lim family members; and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and family standing before a portrait of their grandfather Tun Onn Jaafar with (inset) Tun Hussein Onn.

KOTA KINABALU: It’s perhaps in their DNA. Whatever the factor, families in politics have always captured public imagination.

With the general election on May 9 being the topic of coffeeshop talk everywhere, the names of famous families are on people’s lips these days.

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