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Malaysian Lawmakers Set to Vote on Next Prime Minister
August 17, 2021

Malaysian Lawmakers Set to Vote on Next Prime Minister

By Sebastian Strangio
So who will replace Muhyiddin as Malaysia’s next prime minister? Several potential horses are nosing their way toward the starting line.

Democracy Is Teetering in Malaysia as PM Tightens Grip on Power
August 03, 2021

Democracy Is Teetering in Malaysia as PM Tightens Grip on Power

By Alifah Zainuddin
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s desperate attempt to hold on to power threatens to shake the country's democratic system to the core.
With Budget Approval, Malaysia’s PM Gains Some Breathing Room
November 27, 2020

With Budget Approval, Malaysia’s PM Gains Some Breathing Room

By Sebastian Strangio
But more challenges loom on the horizon for Muhyiddin Yassin's fragile governing coalition.

Budget Looms as Crucial Test for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
November 10, 2020

Budget Looms as Crucial Test for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
Facing a raft of internal and external challenges, the budget looms as a vote of confidence in Malaysia's leader.

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
October 27, 2020

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
UMNO expressed its support for Muhyiddin's coalition, even as its officials sought to extract concessions from the beleaguered premier.

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency
October 26, 2020

Malaysia’s King Rejects PM’s Proposal to Declare Emergency

By Associated Press
Critics claim that Muhyiddin's move was intended to strengthen his hold on power amid challenges to his leadership.

Malaysia’s Anwar Meets King in Bid to Form New Government
October 13, 2020

Malaysia’s Anwar Meets King in Bid to Form New Government

By Associated Press
The perennial opposition leader failed to produce clinching evidence that he commands a parliamentary majority.
Royal Audience to Test Anwar’s Bid for Power in Malaysia
October 12, 2020

Royal Audience to Test Anwar’s Bid for Power in Malaysia

By Sebastian Strangio
As Malaysia's opposition leader prepares to put his case to the king, the country braces for another wrenching political shift.

Amid Political Crisis, Malaysia Braces for Second Wave of COVID-19
October 06, 2020

Amid Political Crisis, Malaysia Braces for Second Wave of COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
As Prime Minister Muhyiddin enters self-quarantine, his nation grapples with a sudden rise in coronavirus infections.

State Poll Win Boosts Malaysian PM Muhyiddin
September 28, 2020

State Poll Win Boosts Malaysian PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
The unexpected victory in Sabah state in eastern Malaysia gives the ruling Perikatan Nasional some much-needed breathing room.

Will Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Finally Succeed?
September 25, 2020

Will Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Finally Succeed?

By Sebastian Strangio
The opposition leader’s announcement that he commands the support necessary to form a new government has dissipated into a period of tense political speculation.
Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Plans New Government
September 23, 2020

Malaysian Opposition Leader Anwar Plans New Government

By Associated Press
Anwar says he will reveal more details following a meeting with the king, but a cabinet member denies the government has fallen.

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