Some analysts think the convincing win in the Malacca by-election will now energise Najib Razak politically. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Some analysts think the convincing win in the Malacca by-election will now energise Najib Razak politically. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysia

In Malaysia, Najib Razak’s comeback hopes gain steam as rivals falter in Malacca state polls

  • The ex-premier, who is facing a string of corruption charges, led his party Umno to a resounding victory in the by-election
  • Analysts say the result could pave the way for Najib to return to the apex of Malaysian politics, while his rivals Muhyiddin and Anwar have some soul searching to do

Topic |   Malaysia
Some analysts think the convincing win in the Malacca by-election will now energise Najib Razak politically. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Some analysts think the convincing win in the Malacca by-election will now energise Najib Razak politically. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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