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Najib acknowledges 'confidence deficit' in his government

He blames social media, urges civil servants to provide better service to regain public confidence

Mr Najib proposes clamping down on social media which he said exaggerated 1MDB's problems and clouded people's minds

Kuala Lumpur

AMID a weakening economy and deteriorating socio-political environment, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has acknowledged a "confidence deficit" in his administration, which he attributed to negative perceptions wrought by social media.

Mr Najib, who had earlier