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Death of Sarawak chief minister throws up election uncertainties

PM Najib may rethink snap polls this year, given that the state is expected to deliver big for his coalition

Mr Adenan, 72, led his party Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) - Sarawak's biggest political party - and BN coalition partners to a landslide victory in state polls last year.

Kuala Lumpur

THE unexpected demise of Sarawak chief minister Adenan Satem of a heart attack on Wednesday may force Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak to rethink snap polls this year given that Mr Adenan's successor - likely deputy chief minister Abang Johari Abang Openg - would need...

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