Anwar the tightrope walker

MALAYSIANS are witnessing what was unthinkable not too long ago – a unity government, comprising people who used to be bitter foes for decades.

And with 149 MPs, this administration is also the first to hold two-thirds majority in the Dewan Rakyat since the Barisan Nasional coalition lost it in the 12th General Election in 2008. It has one more than the 148, which Barisan had.

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