The National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Xinhua
The National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Xinhua
Malaysia

Malaysia’s king says soon-to-be named PM must face confidence vote, warns against ‘winner takes all’ mentality

  • New leader – expected to be named on Friday following a secret ballot – will face immediate test of his support in parliament
  • Outgoing deputy prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob is thought to be the front runner to succeed Muhyiddin Yassin, as Anwar Ibrahim’s hopes fade

The National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Xinhua
The National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Xinhua
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