Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waves to media as he leaves his residence in Kuala Lumpur on August 3. Photo: EPA
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waves to media as he leaves his residence in Kuala Lumpur on August 3. Photo: EPA
Sophie Lemière
Opinion

Opinion

Sophie Lemière

As ‘pandemic premier’ Muhyiddin survives yet again, what’s next for him – and Malaysia?

  • The prime minister is still the prime minister even after royal rebukes, opposition protests, youth demonstrations and a loss of support
  • While many believe Muhyiddin’s days at the helm are numbered, Mahathir’s reinvention shows political memories are short. Can the current PM do the same?

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waves to media as he leaves his residence in Kuala Lumpur on August 3. Photo: EPA
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin waves to media as he leaves his residence in Kuala Lumpur on August 3. Photo: EPA
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