Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysia

Malaysia’s Anwar cries foul as embattled PM Muhyiddin said to eye bid for emergency powers

  • In Malaysia, a state of emergency can be declared by the king – on the advice of the premier – if the nation is facing an imminent threat
  • Critics say such a move, which will suspend parliament and allow Muhyiddin to rule by decree, would be an underhanded means to avoid a no-confidence vote

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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