Finding investment gems and making sense of market events. Live World Indices are powered by Investing. If you’ve been here a while and know the difference between crispy chicken rendang and its proper form, my apologies – please skip this post. The events that led up to and since the recent Malaysian atic forex 2012 elections have few parallels in history.
A kleptocracy was peacefully voted out of power against all odds. Malaysians overcame electoral fraud, restricted media, abuse of power, murders, etc to get here. So this is the first thing to understand, i. We’ve been outraged and are now motivated by the opportunity to rebuild. We understand the historic importance of this moment for our children.
The government we voted in this time are equally determined. These are no ordinary politicians like those you’re likely used to. Most have devoted their lives to reform. Many have been persecuted and jailed.
Some are supremely educated and skilled. All have a point to prove. This coming together of a country determined to reform and a government equally motivated to lead that reform is a powerful force. Naturally, there will be mistakes and debates along the way. But to neglect the current zeitgeist in what you write would be extremely crap journalism. 1MDB has bequeathed us for fear of spooking hot money. This is rubbish of the highest degree.