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Malaysia PM Muhyiddin's position appears increasingly shaky

The coming days could prove crucial for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and the government.PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s hold on power has begun to look increasingly precarious.

The public admonishment by Malaysia’s King, Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah, on Thursday (July 29) against the Prime Minister’s embattled administration has plunged the country into a serious constitutional crisis, with some political watchers suggesting that the government might collapse in the coming days.

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