Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s former prime minister, says Anwar Ibrahim should have been allowed to become the country’s next leader. Photo: Bloomberg
Phar Kim Beng
Opinion

Opinion

Quick Take by Phar Kim Beng

After 18 years, why is Malaysia’s Mahathir apologising to Anwar?

The 91-year-old former prime minister has indicated a willingness to support the deputy he sacked at the height of the Asian financial crisis – and who is currently in jail on sodomy charges

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Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s former prime minister, says Anwar Ibrahim should have been allowed to become the country’s next leader. Photo: Bloomberg
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