The clock tower in the middle of town in Muar, Johor. The state has long served as a stronghold for the ruling party of Malaysia, but some think it will swing to the opposition in the May 9 election. Photo: Bhavan Jaipragas

Who will take Johor, the jewel in the Malaysian election: Najib’s Barisan or Mahathir’s Pakatan?

The southern state, supposedly a stronghold of the ruling coalition, has emerged as a front line in the battle between Prime Minister Najib Razak and his former mentor Mahathir Mohamad

Topic |   Malaysia election

TOP PICKS

The clock tower in the middle of town in Muar, Johor. The state has long served as a stronghold for the ruling party of Malaysia, but some think it will swing to the opposition in the May 9 election. Photo: Bhavan Jaipragas
READ FULL ARTICLE