It's Election Day, But Did You Let Your Hips Sway Yesterday? And Psst... Don't Forget Your IC on Polling Day!
Fence sitters had a choice to either tune in to Ramli Sarip crooning in Langkawi or follow the Najib-Mahathir head-to-head debate – vicarious though it may be – on the last remaining hours of election campaigning. How much they made an impression could go some way to help voters make up your mind which box to cross at the polling booth.
A US-style Presidential debate to round off a Malaysian General Election is still in the realm of distant pipedream – what the Malays say an event that will happen only when kucing bertanduk (which literally means cats sporting horns or for those of the porcine persuasion; like expecting pigs to fly). But we got a hint of this delicious possibility just as candidates threw their best efforts in the remaining few hours before midnight when all GE14 campaigning officially ended. No such...
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Razak Chik is a journalist of long standing beginning with editorial stints in New Straits Times, business reporting with Malaysian Business as well as capital markets coverage with Investors Digest. He seeks to inculcate the practice of ethics, pursuit of truth and fairness in journalism that will form the platform for universal prosperity.