Eruption over Penang’s ‘emperor’

ON the surface, the turbulence in Penang DAP looks like an Indian rebellion, but the root cause was the way the axe fell on politicians aligned to caretaker Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

Or rather, it revolves around how the “emperor” – now a trending word in Penang – imposed his will on the line-up of candidates for the Aug 12 state election.

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