Thinking Aloud

Time for Singapore and Malaysia to discard old stereotypes


KL's moves since May 9 polls raise hopes that the country will become a more just society based on rule of law

The most surprising thing about Malaysia might yet come.

If the victory of the opposition coalition in the May 9 elections wasn't stunning enough, what happens next could top it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 17, 2018, with the headline 'Time for S'pore and Malaysia to discard old stereotypes'. Print Edition | Subscribe