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Election results blow for Malaysian PM, say analysts ANALYSIS 04/19/2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Election results blow for Malaysian PM, say analysts

ANALYSIS

04/19/2011
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is unlikely to call snap elections after a bruising state poll in which his ruling coalition lost ground to the opposition in a traditional stronghold, analysts said.

The Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition held onto its crucial two-thirds majority after Saturday’s vote in Sarawak but the opposition had its best result for nearly a quarter century in the resource-rich state on Borneo island.

The vote was seen as an important gauge of popularity for Najib, who has dished out money for rural development.

Some observers said it was the most crucial test for the BN since the 2008 general elections when the opposition seized a third of parliamentary seats and threatened the BN’s half-century grip on power..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110419com3.html

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