Covid-19 Exclusives: What Next for Malaysia?

By Dato' Seri Lee Kah Choon

April 2020 FEATURE
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ON MARCH 1, 2020 Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong as Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister amid a chorus of “betrayal”, “double-cross”, “backdoor entry” and “treachery” among others.On March 9 Muhyiddin announced his cabinet line-up. It is a set of old and new faces, but projecting a Malay- and Islamic-centric line-up nonetheless. This may not augur well for a multiracial Malaysia as her diversity is a comparative advantage in the eyes of investors.Externally on the...

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Dato' Seri Lee Kah Choon

is Special Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang on economic affairs and a director of InvestPenang. He is also Distinguished Adjunct Researcher of Penang Institute.