31 Aug '12, 3pm

Singapore's influential daily says Najib should call for elections now when the going is good.

BR1M not just a political tool after all? Or at least that's what Singapore Business Times' veteran journalist S. Jayasankaran seems to mean as he heaps praises on Najib Razak for the "astonishing" 2nd Q GDP growth. He's singled out the Malaysian PM's "giveaway" program (e.g. BR1M), which the Opposition charged was just a vote-buying ploy, for the huge boost in domestic demand. Jaya would understand how this works as Singapore has been doing the same for several years now, giving away money to its citizens in the name of "profit-sharing". A Malaysian citizen, Jaya thinks Najib should call for the general elections now rather than later. Perhaps Najib should ...

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