Malaysia Paddy Fields Are Najib’s Battlefield to Woo Voters

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  • Rural ethnic Malay voters are bulwark of Najib’s ruling party
  • Falling commodity prices, rising costs hurting Malaysians

Standing near paddy fields that stretched to the horizon, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak had one message for voters of the rural district of Sungai Besar: My government will take care of you.

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