Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia

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Who will be Malaysia’s next prime minister? Here’s how the race could play out

  • Umno’s Ismail Sabri Yaakob is the front runner, but analysts say it is too soon to discount Anwar Ibrahim – while Mahathir Mohamad may have a role to play
  • The king could privately interview all MPs to determine who has the backing to be premier, or convene a special session of parliament for lawmakers to decide

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters
Malaysia’s political crisis has played out against the backdrop of surging Covid-19 cases, leaving the public seething. Photo: Reuters
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