FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The two key States of Sarawak and Sabah are crucial for both major parties leading up to Malaysia’s election. The eastern states have traditionally been a stronghold of the ruling coalition, but it’s expected there will be a significant swing towards the opposition.
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Sabah Conflict Garners Election Interest
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The ongoing conflict in Sabah has generated interest in the Philippines for Malaysia’s upcoming general elections. Both Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Philippine President Benigno Aquino have questioned the timing […]
Malaysian Parliament Dissolved
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has finally ended the speculation and dissolved parliament ahead of an election that should be held within a matter of weeks. Given the nature of politics […]
Malaysian PM Shores-Up Support
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Internal elections within the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) have resulted in Prime Minister Najib Razak shoring-up his support base amid increased competition from old party stalwarts and despite a poor showing at […]
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