KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s leader named a new Cabinet on Wednesday in an effort to restore confidence in a long-ruling coalition that won national elections last week with a smaller majority. Prime Minister Najib Razak chose a mix of experienced officials and fresher faces meant to reinvigorate an administration accused of losing touch...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — It was hardly the look of the victorious. Wearing a bright blue shirt and a grim expression, Prime Minister Najib Razak appeared before the media on Monday to somberly acknowledge that his coalition had won general elections for the 13th time in a row. He had reason to be cheerless....
By Murray Hunter It is extremely difficult to find any real winners in the results which dripped out from Malaysia’s Electoral Commission late Sunday night and early Monday morning – although, somewhat surprisingly, one could be Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who ran ahead of his party and who managed to preserve majorities in Negeri...
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he will challenge the result of Malaysia’s election, which was won by the ruling National Front early Monday, although analysts says it is unlikely to affect the outcome. The Barisan Nasional (BN, National Front) won 133 parliamentary seats out of the 222 being contested, while the Opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR, People’s...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s long-governing coalition won national elections with a weakened majority to extend its unbroken, 56-year rule, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced but exposing vulnerabilities in the process. The Election Commission reported that Prime Minister Najib Razak’s National Front coalition captured 133 of Malaysia’s 222 parliamentary seats...
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