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Patience pays off for party chief

The leader of a tribal party was sworn in as chief minister of Malaysia's Sabah state after camping outside the locked gates of the governor's house in a tense stand-off, Reuter reports from Kota Kinabalu. Joseph Pairin Kitingan, president of the Sabah Unity Party, whose party narrowly won the weekend state elections, took the oath of office after waiting outside the governor's mansion since the poll results on Saturday.