Malaysia's coalition parties lock horns over candidates for Sabah state polls

Tan Sri Muhyiddin's (above) Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia has put up Hajiji Noor as its candidate to lead the state government. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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KOTA KINABALU - Parties from both sides of Malaysia's political divide remained at loggerheads on Wednesday (Sept 9) night over who to field for the Sabah state polls, spurred by internal rivalries just days ahead of nominations.

In the one corner, parties allied to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's Perikatan Nasional (PN) camp have not been able to agree on the best man to lead the state government if they win at the state election on Sept 26, with at least three candidates in the running.

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