On Sept 20, 1998, Malaysian politics took a convulsive turn, as the sacked deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim was arrested after holding a huge rally, which officially kick-started the Reformasi movement that almost overthrew the dominance of the ruling United Malays National Organisation (Umno).
Since 2018, the year Umno's 61-year dominance came to an end when Barisan Nasional (BN) lost its parliamentary majority to the opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, Malaysia has had three prime ministers.
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