Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's headline-grabbing appearance at the Malay Dignity Congress (MDC) on Sunday could help stem ebbing support for Malaysia's ruling coalition from ethnic hardliners in the country's majority community.
But the move may have pushed other Malaysians, who largely voted for his fledgling Pakatan Harapan (PH) pact last year, more firmly towards his would-be successor Anwar Ibrahim.
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