Lembah Pantai: Old vs New Slug It Out In a Three-Cornered Tussle

MALAYSIA MEMILIH

Lembah Pantai: Old vs New Slug It Out In a Three-Cornered Tussle

The BN is banking on five years of shoring up its support to wrest the Lembah Pantai seat from PKR. AWANI Review’s Zakiah Koya weighs the chances of not two, but three contenders as PAS has also thrown its hat into the ring.

The Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Lembah Pantai Datuk Seri Raja Nong Chik is no small name political novice and his reputation precedes him. So visible and busy he was building his base in the constituency that at one point, he says he was called Menteri Lembah Pantai (Minister of Lembah Pantai). While Nong Chik, 65,​ takes pride in the title, his opponents belittle his efforts which they considered was merely discharging duties expected of him as Federal Territories Minister between 2009 and 2013. Indeed, despite his ministerial position, Nong Chik lost to PKR’s Nurul...

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