So polling day on 9 May, a Wednesday, will be a public holiday, the government has announced.
Did this have anything to do with the overwhelming response to an online petition on change.org, which drew 123,972 signatories. This must be something of a record for an online petition relating to Malaysia, where a response of 10,000 would be considered good, 20,000 excellent and 30,000 outstanding.
Now, who says online petitions have no impact? Full article on Aliran website