Manek Urai: Spiritual doom vs economic boom

Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini)
An old-fashion Umno-PAS battle is brewing for the Manek Urai by-election with both parties keeping to their familiar and time-tested campaign messages and formulae, used for decades.
During the Kuala Terengganu and Bukit Gantang by-election campaigns, PAS, in an attempt to reinvent its image after the unprecedented non-Muslim support it has received, is presenting itself as a modern party with progressive multi-cultural ideals.