Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg
Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg
Malaysia

Malaysia’s political ceasefire shows early signs of promise. How long will it last?

  • Under a new pact PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob will introduce term limits and restructure parliament in return for the opposition Pakatan Harapan offering support for the 2022 budget
  • The aim is to provide the government breathing space as it navigates the Covid-19 crisis. The early signs are good, experts say, but the PM shouldn’t expect a ‘free ride’

Topic |   Malaysia
Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg
Hopes are high that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob may be able to avoid the turbulence of his predecessor. Photo: Bloomberg
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