Malaysians in Singapore upset Polling Day is on a weekday, many make plans to return to vote in election

Malaysians living in Singapore, South Thailand and Kalimantan, Indonesia are not allowed to vote by post and must return to Malaysia to cast their vote on Polling Day.
Malaysians living in Singapore, South Thailand and Kalimantan, Indonesia are not allowed to vote by post and must return to Malaysia to cast their vote on Polling Day.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Overseas Malaysians are dismayed that their country's election falls on a weekday, saying it would hinder them from returning home to vote.

Others scrambled to make travel plans after May 9, a Wednesday, was declared Polling Day by the Electoral Commission at noon.

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