9 Front Page Covers Of Local Newspapers The Morning After Game-Changing GE14

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Cover image via Katrina Khairul Azman

Yesterday, 9 May, Pakatan Harapan won Malaysia's 14th General Election (GE14) with a simple majority of 113 out of 222 seats

The Pakatan Harapan coalition's victory is a historic one as it means that Barisan Nasional (BN) loses it's uninterrupted grip on power in over six decades.

Another first for Malaysia is the return of an ex-Prime Minister, as Pakatan Harapan's chairman Mahathir Mohamad will take on the role again, 15 years after stepping down.

Malaysians woke up on the morning of 10 May to a brand new government, and to local publications reporting the same piece of news. Here are some of the front page covers of local newspapers today:

1. The Star

2. New Straits Times

3. Malay Mail

4. Utusan Malaysia

5. Berita Harian

6. Harian Metro

7. Sinar Harian

8. Kosmo!

9. China Press

If you were wondering what the headlines of the news looked like in international publications, read here:

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