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Umno - from king to kingmaker?

Malaysiakini Team

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Modified 19 Oct 2020, 5:30 am

For decades, Umno has been the undisputed hegemon in Malaysian politics. When its BN allies began to falter in 2008, the power dynamics in the ruling coalition further shifted to Umno, which could govern like a king.

Umno grew comfortable with the subservience it enjoyed and began to expect the same from within the party.

When reports from across the globe emerged that billions of ringgit had been...

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