The struggle to win was tough; rebuilding Malaysia will be even tougher

SINGAPORE (Jan 14): I had never been as tense as I was on the night of May 9, which stretched into the morning of May 10. I had led five general elections quite calmly. But not the 14th general election of Malaysia.

The results came slowly. Somehow, the victories of the then government party came first. It seemed to be winning.

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