Umno's immediate withdrawal of support for Malaysia PM Muhyiddin: What does this mean?

Umno has been rife with factionalism since the 2018 election that saw the shock end of its six-decade uninterrupted rule. PHOTO: REUTERS
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KUALA LUMPUR - Umno's supreme council led by president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced an immediate withdrawal of support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin late on Wednesday night (July 7). Here is a look at how things stand at the moment, as well as how the situation came to this.

Yes. According to the Constitution, the King has the discretion to pick a new leader and until such a time, the incumbent remains in office.

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