Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak pictured during an interview in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak pictured during an interview in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. Photo: Reuters
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Malaysia’s Najib eyes political comeback as Malacca state goes to the polls

  • Local elections in Malacca mark first significant vote since Najib’s United Malays National Organisation returned to top seat of government three months ago
  • The former prime minister has been rehabilitating his image since the 1MDB financial scandal – and a strong win in Malacca would galvanise him politically

Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak pictured during an interview in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak pictured during an interview in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. Photo: Reuters
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