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‘DAP wearing two hats – playing govt and opposition – may backfire’

From calling for local council polls, suggesting that a non-Muslim be part of a Syariah committee, to justifying the need for two ministries to look into migrant workers and highlighting flaws in Padu – DAP members continue to play ‘opposition’ – to the possible detriment to the party’s position in Malaysia’s unity government, says a political analyst.

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‘Perikatan Nasional ineffective as opposition, needs someone like Khairy Jamaluddin to appeal to wider Malaysian voter base’

One year after becoming Malaysia’s opposition, Perikatan Nasional has failed as an opposition bloc, and will continue to be one for the foreseeable future, unless the leaders from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia and Pas can change their thinking, says political analyst Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.