Unfazed by scandals, Malaysia’s old party seeks win in polls


              Supporters of Malaysia's Barisan National coalition led by the United Malays National Organization, wave flags outside the nomination center in Langkawi Island, Malaysia on Nov. 5, 2022. Supporters of Malaysia's Barisan National coalition led by the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), wave flags outside the nomination center in Langkawi Island, Malaysia on Nov. 5, 2022. Eyeing a strong comeback in a crowded election race on Nov. 19, UMNO touted "stability and prosperity" in a manifesto laden with populist measures from tax cuts and cash aids to some reforms. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Supporters of Malaysia's Barisan National coalition led by the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), wave flags outside the nomination center in Langkawi Island, Malaysia on Nov. 5, 2022. Eyeing a strong comeback in a crowded election race on Nov. 19, UMNO touted "stability and prosperity" in a manifesto laden with populist measures from tax cuts and cash aids to some reforms. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              United Malays National Organization (UMNO) and Barisan National (National Front) coalition President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, front left, and caretaker Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, front right, wave coalition flags during an event naming general election candidates at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Nov. 1, 2022. Eyeing a strong comeback in a crowded election race on Nov. 19, UMNO touted "stability and prosperity" in a manifesto laden with populist measures from tax cuts and cash aids to some reforms. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)