Sarawak Polls: PKR’s youngest candidate offended by Dr M’s ‘chopsticks’ remarks

KUCHING: Former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not have made a remark about chopsticks and the Chinese community when speaking about the assimilation of non-Malays in the country, says PKR candidate Cherishe Ng (pic).

Ng, 24, who is the party’s youngest candidate and will be contesting the Batu Lintang seat, also said she was offended by Dr Mahathir’s comments that referred to the continued use of chopsticks by the Chinese community here.

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