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COMMENT | Formidable first year: Anwar’s forte and fault lines
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COMMENT | Congratulations are in order for Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim for completing a full year in office.

He was sworn in on Nov 24, 2022. Some will say it is just a date, but a year is a year. That year is of watershed significance because his four predecessors eventually turned out to be below par.

In the past year, the political and economic situation has stabilised. The PM has taken Malaysia off the rollercoaster ride it was on since 2020. We can now anticipate what can happen more calmly and breathe easier.

Of course, we have to examine how Anwar has used his time and the combination of assets and talents available to him, given the terrain he has to operate on.

An alarming initial impression is that he...

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