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Despite Pakatan’s hudud row, grass not greener on BN’s side, analysts say

Despite Pakatan’s hudud row, grass not greener on BN’s side, analysts say

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
December 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 ― A public and intractable row over hudud is raising questions over the viability of Pakatan Rakyat (PR), but Barisan Nasional (BN) faces equally awkward problems despite its calmer surface, according to several political analysts. They believe that while PR's public disagreements ― especially between DAP and PAS ― could affect the pact's future, the disputes were reflective of the equal footing the two parties have along with PKR. The same cannot be said of BN... Read more

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Women take a photograph in the backdrop of a colourful fountain at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on December 23, 2014. ― AFP pic

Women take a photograph in the backdrop of a colourful fountain at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on December 23, 2014. ― AFP pic