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What's the state of Malaysia's opposition parties as election looms?

A screen set up to show live results of the Johor state polls at a hotel in Senai earlier this year. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's 15th general election promises to be a crowded affair, as alliances among the opposition - and parties themselves - have become increasingly splintered due to ideological differences and political rivalry.

Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which is led by Umno, is said to be readying itself for an election by the end of this year.

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