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Opinion

UMNO intends to return as Malaysia's natural governing party

Marcos' success in the Philippines inspires heavy investment in social media

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Supporters of the UMNO-led Barisan National coalition wave flags on Langkawi Island on Nov. 5: The party remains popular in the rural Malay heartland.   © AP

James Chin is professor of Asian studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia.

Malaysians will vote next Saturday in what is seen as a crucial election.

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