Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Is Kuala Lumpur’s latest bid to win control of Pedra Branca an attempt to stir up nationalist fervour ahead of a key general election? Photo: Reuters

Why Malaysia is fighting Singapore over a rock

Pedra Branca may seem insignificant, but it could be key to stirring up nationalist fervour ahead of an election and realising a sultan’s long-held ambition

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Is Kuala Lumpur’s latest bid to win control of Pedra Branca an attempt to stir up nationalist fervour ahead of a key general election? Photo: Reuters
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