Malaysia election: Barisan Nasional pulling out all the stops to woo women voters


Members of the audience cheering at the arrival of Barisan Nasional's party chairman, PM Najib Razak.
Members of the audience cheering at the arrival of Barisan Nasional's party chairman, PM Najib Razak.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Last October, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak described his last Budget before the general election as "the Mother of all Budgets".

Last week, the first section of a version of his Barisan Nasional (BN) manifesto was addressed to mothers and women.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2018, with the headline 'BN pulling out all the stops to woo women voters'. Print Edition | Subscribe