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Malaysia PM wins parliamentary test of support

Jul 13, 2020 - 5:31 PM

It is the first time that a speaker has been removed in such a fashion in Malaysia, and sparks fury from the opposition

PARLIAMENTARY TEST. This handout photo from Malaysia's Department of Information taken and released on May 18, 2020 shows Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (bottom R) wearing a face mask during the opening ceremony of the third term of the 14th parliamentary session in Kuala Lumpur. File photo by Fuad Abdullah/Malaysia's Department of Information/AFP

Former Malaysian PM Mahathir, 4 others sacked from Bersatu party

May 29, 2020 - 9:30 PM

Mahathir Mohamad and 4 other federal lawmakers, including Mahathir's son, are sacked from the Bersatu Party for sitting with the opposition during a parliamentary event

MAHATHIR MOHAMAD. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gives a speech as he takes part in a plenary session of Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on September 5, 2019. File photo by Vladimir Smirnov/TASS Host Photo Agency/AFP

Malaysia's new PM says no 'traitor' after turmoil

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:40 PM

Muhyiddin Yassin defends his legitimacy as premier, saying he has secured majority support from MPs

FIRST DAY. This handout photo taken and released on March 2, 2020, by Malaysia's Department of Information shows the country's new prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, signing a document on his first day at the Prime Minister's Office in Putrajaya. Photo by Wazari Wazir/Malaysia's Department of Information/AFP

New Malaysia PM sworn in amid crisis, Mahathir fights on

Mar 01, 2020 - 11:31 AM

Muhyiddin Yassin takes the oath of office, capping a week of political turmoil following the collapse of the former ruling coalition and Mahathir's resignation

SUPRISE VICTORY. Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin (C) waves as he arrives to submit an application for a new political party in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on August 9, 2016. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia's Mahathir loses PM race, scandal-plagued party returns

Feb 29, 2020 - 8:21 PM

Not only does it remove a democratically elected government but it also signals the return to power of the United Malays National Organization, the scandal-plagued party of disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak

SUPRISE VICTORY. Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin (C) waves as he arrives to submit an application for a new political party in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on August 9, 2016. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia’s Najib under fire at UMNO meeting

Nov 26, 2014 - 1:43 PM

No open rebellion but Najib faces a rebellion over Malay privilege

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak in Putrajaya on November 5, 2014. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP