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Malaysia flooding: Prime minister returns from holiday

Malaysia's prime minister has cut short a trip to the United States, to confront criticism over his handling of the country's worst flooding in decades.

Rapidly rising waters have killed at least five people and forced more than 100,000 to flee their homes in five eastern states.

Mr Razak did not declare a state of emergency and was seen on social media playing golf with President Obama in Hawaii.

Jennifer Pak reports.

  • 27 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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