Malaysia Premier Draws Islamic Parties Closer, Tightening Grip

  • Chinese, Indian voters deserted Najib's coalition in 2013
  • Opposition says Najib using racial policies as a distraction

Najib Razak.

Photographer: Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images

Having silenced his critics at a meeting of Malaysia’s ruling party, Prime Minister Najib Razak is moving to cement his hold on power by further wooing the ethnic Malay majority.

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