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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Muhyiddin braces for election with COVID shots in sight

PM negotiates over seat distribution but coalition partners want his job

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, left, is looking to confidant and Trade Minister Azmin Ali, right, for help in plotting his election strategy, according to a source.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Ever-embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is facing renewed pressure within his ruling coalition, fueling talk of a snap election relatively soon after the country begins its expected COVID-19 vaccine rollout next month.

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