Muhyiddin Yassin

Myanmar agreed to end violence against civilians
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Myanmar agreed to end violence against civilians

  • He also said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting was a success, Bernama reported.
  • "We have succeeded. It's beyond our expectation in getting the outcome from today's meeting," Muhyiddin said, according to Bernama.
Published 24 Apr, 2021 05:20pm
Malaysia announces $4.9bn in fresh stimulus to aid coronavirus recovery
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Malaysia announces $4.9bn in fresh stimulus to aid coronavirus recovery

  • Malaysia's economy declined 5.6% in 2020, its worst performance since a 7.4% fall in 1998, owing partly to strict movement curbs aimed at halting the COVID-19 spread.
  • Muhyiddin said the government would roll out 20 billion ringgit ($4.86 billion) of stimulus packages, including a 11 billion ringgit fiscal injection.
Published 17 Mar, 2021 06:24pm
Malaysia declares emergency to curb virus, shoring up government
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Malaysia declares emergency to curb virus, shoring up government

  • Emergency declared until Aug. 1, or earlier if COVID-19 under control.
  • Daily COVID cases hits record high.
  • PM, cabinet get more powers during emergency.
  • PM suspends parliament; commits to elections when it is safe.
  • Opposition says PM using emergency to avoid govt collapse.
Published 12 Jan, 2021 05:11pm
Malaysia's king wins plaudits during political storm
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Malaysia's king wins plaudits during political storm

  • Holding a largely figurehead role, Malaysian monarchs rarely make headlines for their role in the country's political affairs.
  • And he could play a key role if the political instability continues, say constitutional lawyers and political analysts.
Published 27 Oct, 2020 04:53pm