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Malaysia in transition

Knives out for Muhyiddin as Malaysia's largest party UMNO gathers

After grudgingly propping up PM, top political force braces for election fight

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is feeling the heat this weekend as the country's oldest and largest party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), holds its annual general meeting.

Hanging in the balance is UMNO's precarious collaboration with Muhyiddin's current government, as all parties brace for a highly anticipated general election.

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