SINGAPORE (Apr 16): The next general election has been variously characterised as a “do or die battle” or the “mother of all elections” between the ruling Barisan Nasional and the opposition Pakatan Harapan. A more nuanced take is that the coming general election will have profound consequences for the ruling and opposition coalitions.

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