Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA
Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA

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Malaysia’s Sabah state elections: what issues will decide the polls?

  • PM Muhyiddin Yassin has pledged to hold general elections should a member party of his ruling Perikatan Nasional coalition score a win in Sabah
  • But from rising nativist sentiment to lagging development and disputes over oil revenues, the issues facing the Bornean state are many and diverse

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Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA
Giant Malaysian national flags hang inside a shopping centre. This year’s Sabah state election has been seen as a bellwether for Malaysian politics in general. Photo: EPA
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