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Malaysia's leadership is up to Mahathir... again

Mr Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad meet after the Pakatan Harapan presidential council meeting in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on Feb 22, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

KUALA LUMPUR - Before any questions cropped up at a press conference in the early hours of Saturday (Feb 22) after the highly anticipated meeting of the leaders of Malaysia's ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH), Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, in his inimitable style, bantered with reporters first.

"You are wasting your time waiting... You should have gone to sleep," he said to chuckles around the room.

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