The Malaysia United Democratic Alliance (MUDA) and Barisan Nasional (BN) were fined by Health Ministry for total RM4000 and RM10000 respectively.
MUDA was fined for holding a press conference to announce that it will be contesting in the Melaka State Election and BN was fined for the latter’s failure to ensure physical distancing during launch of the coalition’s election machinery at the World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur.
The top issues analysis shows that MUDA becomes one of the dominant issues when they announced to contest in Melaka state election.
President of MUDA, Syed Saddiq make it into the influencers list after he announced that MUDA was negotiating with Pakatan Harapan (PH) on the distribution of seats.
The mainstream media has remained dominant and became the primary media in reporting this issue. In the meantime, Malay and English media has been given equal amount of coverages throughout the period.
The word cloud below shows the keywords regarding the issue that BN violated SOP during the launching of the coalition’s election machinery for Melaka State Election at World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur.
Besides, MUDA and netizens questioned about the double standard of government that Najib Razak has not been fined after having a political gathering.