Hoping for a Malaysian-first PM

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin clocking-in on his first day at work as Prime Minister. - Filepic

‘Politics will not change. But society can as long as we collectively realise that politics is just a profession and the ones who dominate it are those who work the system the best.’

“You said we have a Malaysian Cabinet and Malaysian government but we have a PM that said ‘I am Malay first’, ” a 30-something Chinese woman threw that comment out at a panellist at Offici-ally Harith Iskander, a live talk show at the Joke Factory in Kuala Lumpur last Monday night.

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