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Malaysia election: Growing discontent among voters

Fierce electoral battle between former PM Mahathir Mohamad and his protege turned rival Najib Razak is building up to be the one of the most tightly contested in history.

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    Malaysia's election on Wednesday is billed as the nation's tightest-ever.

    The incumbent party, Barisan Nasional, has held power for more than six decades.

    But discontent among voters over the rising cost of living and a corruption scandal could bring about political change.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur.


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