Ten reasons why you should vote for the DAP-led Pakatan Harapan

Many Malaysians, in particular Malays, do not understand why they should vote for the DAP-led Pakatan Harapan. Maybe this short article can help explain the reason why. This is based on what Lim Kit Siang, Nurul Izzah Anwar, Rafizi Ramli, and many other Pakatan Harapan leaders have been promising the voters.


Raja Petra Kamarudin

1. Pakatan Harapan will abolish the GST plus all other forms of taxes and duties such as cukai tanah, cukai pintu, cukai pendapatan, etc., so that Malaysians are not burdened by taxes of any nature.

2. Pakatan Harapan will build more highways using government funds so that highways need not be privatised to companies and businesses and the highways will not have any toll charges plus the toll charges on existing highways will be removed.

3. Pakatan Harapan will remove the salaries, allowances and pensions of the almost 800 Wakil Rakyat (Members of Parliament and State Assembypersons), Cabinet Ministers, Councillors, Directors of GLCs, and other political posts and appointments, so that they can serve the rakyat on a voluntary basis and help save the nation billions.

4. Pakatan Harapan will remove the oppressive and unjust Sharia laws and abolish the dual and overlapping judicial system that Malaysia current has.

5. Pakatan Harapan will abolish the existing very controversial Islamic system where the children must follow the religion of the father and adopt the fairer Jewish system where the children must follow the religion of the mother.

6. Pakatan Harapan will abolish the controversial Article 153 of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia that has been a cause of unhappiness to the non-Malays who view it as Apartheid and racial discrimination because of the special treatment it offers the Malays and Bumiputeras.

7. Pakatan Harapan will enforce the two-term ruling for the post of Prime Minister, Menteri Besar and Chief Minister plus there will be 15 Deputy Prime Ministers representing the Malay, Chinese, Indian, Mamak, Portuguese, Dayak, Penan, Bajau, Iban, Bidayuh, Dusun, Bugis, etc., communities, so that all communities get equal representation.

8. Pakatan Harapan will guarantee free education up to university level and free healthcare for all.

9. Pakatan Harapan will implement price control for all goods and services so that the cost of living can be kept low and the government will subsidise the losses of businesses and the minimum wage will be increased to RM15 an hour to make the cost of living more affordable.

10. Pakatan Harapan will abolish import duties and all forms of taxes on cars to make cars more affordable so that every family can own more than one car.