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'No surrender', says Najib as party backs him

Umno vice-president Mr Muhyiddin (right) had urged the premier to leave office until investigations are completed.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday defiantly rejected calls to step down over a political funding scandal as the ruling party doubled down on its support for him in the face of an uncertain electoral outlook.

Mr Najib vowed not to give in to "traitors"