Regional Round-up Podcast: Malaysia PM's impending reign loss and possible political developments

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin leaving his residence in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 3 2021.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin leaving his residence in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 3 2021.PHOTO: AHMAD YUSNI/EPA-EFE

Regional Round-up Ep 9: Malaysia PM's impending reign loss and possible political developments

11:30 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments.

The Straits Times' regional correspondent Leslie Lopez chats with Money FM's Elliott Danker about the following points:

  1. Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin postponed Parliament session due to outbreak of Covid-19 cases (2:10)

  2. Muhyiddin's position as Prime Minister and possible successors upon resignation (4:30)

  3. Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim decision to possibly work together for the country (7:27)

  4. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's virtual meet with South-east Asian officials (9:11)

Produced by: The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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