What would be the issues in the 2008 General Election?
Inflation and economy
Cost of living spiralling due to rising food prices. Inflation is at a 10-month high; prices of some basic items have risen by as much as 50 per cent.
Slowing economy could affect jobs, wages and business.
Fears of government cutting fuel subsidies after elections. It wants to restructure subsidies to favour the poor.
Race and religion
Racial ties frayed over more aggressive push for Malay economic and educational privileges.
Tension in the Indian community, reflected in last November’s rally by thousands of Indians to demand more help for their community.
Non-Muslims upset by court disputes over Muslim conversions leading to tussles over bodies and custody battles.
Crime jumped 13.4 per cent last year, and 45 per cent in the past four years.
More people feel towns and cities have become less safe.
Increasing complaints that there are too many foreigners – 2.5 million, in a population of 27 million.
PM Abdullah’s promise to fight corruption seen to have faltered.
Transparency International says Malaysia’s position on corruption prevention has fallen in past four years.
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