Check out report by CBS News on Malaysia upcoming national Election. Malaysia’s upcoming national election is exposing the country’s deep ethnic divides as politicians use race and religion as political tools. Meanwhile, a global garbage crisis is intensifying. To explain both these stories, CBSN talks to contributor and GZERO’s Signal newsletter writer Alex Kliment.
Will Mahathir Mohamad make a return as Malaysia’s PM aged 92? | Inside Story
Will 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad make a return as Malaysia’s PM? Malaysia will have a general election in the next 60 days in what could be the most tightly-contested poll since the country’s independence in 1957. Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister between 1981-2003 is making a comeback. And he’s determined to depose his former protege, the current Prime Minister Najib Razak. Najib is under pressure after being accused of fraud in a multi-million dollar state fund. Parliament was dissolved on Saturday and the countdown to the elections is now on.
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