Malaysia's Political Crisis Deepens

With Muhyiddin gone, number counting begins in earnest, king calls for an era of “new politics”

By: Murray Hunter

Muhyiddin Yassin’s resignation as Malaysian prime minister has plunged the country into a deeper political crisis. When he quit, his 73-member cabinet was automatically dissolved. Day-to-day government is now run directly by the civil service.

Malaysia now has a caretaker government with daily Covid-19 cases around the 20,000 mark and r…

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