(Jan 14): The peaceful revolution by the people through the ballot box, which threw out a 61-year-old governing party on May 9, 2018, means different things to different people.

For me, it was an immediate relief. Relief in the knowledge that had it been otherwise, my life would be more miserable with more intimidation and threats and we were already warned that The Edge might be closed down.

For others, they may have voted against Barisan Nasional (BN) out of anger, or a desire to improve their lives, on issues of governance, fairness and freedom, against corruption and many other reasons.

To continue reading,

Sign in to access this Premium article.

Subscription entitlements:

Less than $9 per month
3 Simultaneous logins across all devices
Unlimited access to latest and premium articles
Bonus unlimited access to online articles and virtual newspaper on The Edge Malaysia (single login)

Related Stories

Stay updated with Singapore corporate news stories for FREE

Follow our Telegram | Facebook