Can we still look to Mahathir for another miracle?

Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and Pakatan Harapan are racing against time to get elected representatives on their side.
Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and Pakatan Harapan are racing against time to get elected representatives on their side.PHOTO: CHINA PRESS

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's effort to combat the coronavirus outbreak has been commendable, but unfortunately this alone is not going to assure him that he can always keep his PM seat, nor that his party Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia remains as solid as ever.

While fighting the virus, he is also trying to rope in more elected representatives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 14, 2020, with the headline 'Can we still look to Mahathir for another miracle?'. Subscribe