Malaysian General Election: 5 takeaways for Singapore

Singapore's politics are a universe away from Malaysia. But it is important to have institutions ready, and citizens understand, the requirements behind any future regime change

Pakatan Harapan supporters celebrate outside Majlis Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri in Johor Baru on 10 May 2018. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Hot on the heels of the electoral "tsunami" that swept the six-decades-old ruling coalition in neighbouring Malaysia out of power, came questions from Singaporeans.

While observers up north are seized by the momentous change in their country, Singaporeans were asking: Will this happen here in the next one, or two or three elections?

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