Malaysia ex-PM Muhyiddin's Bersatu party struggles for relevance ahead of election

Former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin now faces the prospect of bringing Bersatu to polls without its previous partners. PHOTO: MUHYIDDIN YASSIN/FACEBOOK
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KUALA LUMPUR - Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), which led two different coalition governments in Malaysia over the past four years, finds itself in uncharted waters ahead of the election season.

Bersatu is running thin on allies and causes, with polls now expected to take place within months, if not weeks.

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