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DAP, have some pride! — Tay Tian Yan

DAP, have some pride! — Tay Tian Yan

March 26, 2017

MARCH 26 — On DAP, I must confess that I have mixed feelings toward the party. I was its supporter when DAP was weak. When the party was suppressed, I was its sympathizer. When it was growing, I watched it with full of expectation. When it is already strong, I hope I am one of them who monitors the party. The process, right from the 80s till now, spans across more than 30 years. It is also a reflection of DAP’s political process. The party has developed from an opposition party... Read more

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