Sun, Apr 21, 2013 - Page 5 News List

Tight Malaysian election campaign gets under way


From the bustling capital of Kuala Lumpur to the smallest villages, roadways are festooned in a riot of color from the flags of Malaysia’s many political parties.

Most political observers expect the ruling bloc to win with a reduced parliamentary majority, but some say the result is too close to call.

Najib’s office has announced he will skip a Southeast Asian summit next week in Brunei to focus on campaigning, becoming the first Malaysian leader to miss the annual gathering.

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