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…