Muhyiddin Yassin, Malaysia's prime minister-designate, centre, waves to members of the media at his home before leaving for a swearing-in ceremony at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Bloomberg

Muhyiddin Yassin as Malaysia’s new PM sparks fears of return to ‘Umno politics’

  • Muhyiddin, 72, was picked by the country’s king to take office a week after Mahathir unexpectedly resigned as prime minister
  • Mahathir says the new leader doesn’t have majority support in parliament while Malaysians worry about the future of political reform and race relations
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Muhyiddin Yassin, Malaysia's prime minister-designate, centre, waves to members of the media at his home before leaving for a swearing-in ceremony at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Bloomberg
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