Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters
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Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin defiant after king rebukes government for misleading parliament

  • Sultan Abdullah expressed ‘deep disappointment’ that law minister Takiyuddin Hassan did not seek his assent to revoke the state of emergency he agreed to in January
  • In response, PM Muhyiddin Yassin countered that the monarch was briefed on the government’s plans and was obliged to follow its advice

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament on Monday. The king has sharply criticised his government. Photo: Reuters
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