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Malaysia's palace weighs request to declare emergency as PM Muhyiddin treads unprecedented path

Muhyiddin Yassin has weathered a seemingly unending storm since being sworn in as Prime Minister on March 1.PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR - Embattled Malaysian leader Muhyiddin Yassin has weathered a seemingly unending storm since being sworn in as Prime Minister on March 1.

In the past eight months, he has fended off no-confidence motions and potential defections by exercising the full extent of his executive powers to remain at the helm.

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