With parliamentary majority in doubt, PM Muhyiddin could stay in power using agreements with parties

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (right) chairing a National Security Council meeting on Covid-19 earlier this month.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (right) chairing a National Security Council meeting on Covid-19 earlier this month.PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR - To stay in power, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin could resort to confidence and supply agreements with various opposition parties, even if he no longer commands an outright majority in the Parliament following the Royal Palace's rejection of his bid to establish emergency rule.

Despite Malaysian King Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah's reminder to politicians to reduce politicking and ensure the stability of Tan Sri Muhyiddin's government on Sunday (Oct 25), calls for the Prime Minister to vacate his office continued to gather momentum on Monday.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.