Osman Sapian. Photo: Twitter

Johor chief minister Osman Sapian quits as Malaysia’s monarchs and Mahathir crank up war of words

  • Mahathir’s confirmation of Osman’s resignation ends speculation that Johor’s sultan wanted the minister removed
  • A replacement has not been named, though the prime minister said one will be found from within his own United Indigenous Party of Malaysia
Topic |   Malaysia

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Osman Sapian. Photo: Twitter
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.