With Malaysian Politics on A Knife’s Edge, What Challenges Will Muhyiddin Face?
By Ooi Kee Beng
April 2020PICKING ON THE PAST
If Malaysia ’s new government under Muhyiddin Yassin is a solid one, then one could perhaps begin declaring a new era in the country’s politics.But it is not, and it in fact depends heavily on parties like the United Malays National Organisation (Umno) and the Islamist Parti Agama Se-Malaysia (PAS) to stay in power.Believing that Malaysia is in a new political era would be as foolhardy as the attitude of those who believed in the wake of the May 2018...
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