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Najib's 'Chinese tsunami' remark aimed at Umno polls?

Wong Teck Chi
Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT When Prime Minister and Umno president Najib Abdul Razak blamed Sunday's election result on a "Chinese tsunami", he could have had the coming Umno leadership election in mind.

The Umno election was put off by the party congress in December 2011 to prepare for the 13th general election.

Despite winning at the federal level and wresting back Kedah, the ruling coalition led by Umno won less parliamentary and state seats compared with the 2008 general election. It also failed to win back the resourceful Selangor state...

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