Malaysia's power game intensifies as general election nears - Nikkei Asia

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Malaysia's power game intensifies as general election nears - Nikkei Asia

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Muhyiddin Yassin, a former deputy prime minister who took the helm of PPBM, aligned himself with UMNO and became prime minister in an internal coup.

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob waves from a car, as he leaves after the inauguration ceremony, in Kuala Lumpur last August.

Although he has become prime minister, Ismail Sabri only holds the No.3 position in the party as vice president.

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Author / Journalist: Staff Writer

Category: InvestingFinanceAsia

Topics: Opposition Elections Ismail Years Minister Election Sabri Umno Power Party Prime

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Published On: 2022-06-28, 03:01:00

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