KCS County Risk & Threat Advisory Briefing: Malaysia

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The Malaysian general election is just around the corner and never has so much been at stake for both Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and the country; albeit for different reasons.

Although a date has yet to be agreed, all the indicators are that the election will be held either in late October or November. Fuel taxes climbed for 11 straight weeks (revenue collected in this manner is routinely used for electioneering, which usually means to bribe the right people); at every PM visit around the country Najib is now announcing money for new schools, hospitals and low-cost housing while waving excessively large, fake cheques for projects traditionally forgotten almost immediately after elections.
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