Multiracial politics not dead yet in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR • "The best way to overthrow the government is for us to work as one party."

A truer thing could not be said about Malaysia's latest landscape-shifting political development - the Malay Muslim unity pact signed last month between the once dominant Umno, and perennial opposition stalwart Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 12, 2019, with the headline 'Multiracial politics not dead yet in Malaysia'. Print Edition | Subscribe