Shake, shake, shake... for new coalitions?


Two-coalition system: There might be only two types of political party flags flying in this file photo from the Semenyih by-election in 2019 but these two parties are made up of many other parties, reminds political analyst Shamsul Amri.

ANALYSING Malaysian politics is a must for those in the media and academia and especially those active on social media, observed Prof Shamsul Amri Baharuddin, who heads the Institute of Ethnic Studies at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

“It’s a favourite Malaysian past-time conducted between sips of teh tarik and bites of rojak in a Mamak shop offering a cosmopolitan menu, ” he noted.

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