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Malaysian voters still determined to uproot corruption

Youth and emerging leaders need to help reset country's moral compass

| Malaysia
Various party flags in downtown Melaka, pictured on Nov. 20: Barisan's victory in the state government elections is not necessarily a vote against political reform.   © AP

Amir Fareed Rahim is a political risk analyst and director of strategy at the KRA Group, a Southeast Asian public affairs consultancy.

Malaysia's volatile political temperature is rising amid state government elections that underline the fracturing of old alliances and the disappearance of a political center of gravity that sustained stability for six decades after independence in 1957.

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