Malaysia’s king to consult with rulers amid talk of emergency
Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah will consult with other rulers to discuss proposals by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, the palace said on Saturday, after sources told Reuters the premier had asked the king to declare a state of emergency.
Political logjam over state of emergency plan drags Malaysia’s royal households into the fray
Malaysia’s nine royal households, which are part of a unique constitutional monarchy system, have long been content with playing a passive role in upholding Malay Muslim values in the country’s complex and often combustible multiracial politics.
IN FOCUS: How COVID-19 has disrupted the close links between Singapore and Johor
Lee Jianhao (not his real name) is wide awake at around 4am every day, even though school only begins three hours later.
GRS victory in Sabah state election: What this means for PM Muhyiddin and politics at the federal level
The Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) coalition led by the Malaysian Prime Minister successfully toppled the Warisan Plus state government helmed by chief minister Shafie Apdal, after winning the state election on Saturday (Sep 26).
No more home quarantine for PCA travellers after Covid-19 case: Malaysia’s health minister
Travellers coming into Malaysia under the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) will now be required to undergo quarantine at quarantine centres rather than at home… www.straitstimes.com
Malaysia’s opposition suffers huge setback with loss of non-Malay vote in Perak by-election
Defeat for former premier Mahathir Mohamad’s new party at Saturday’s Slim by-election was expected, but of great concern to the opposition will be the evaporation of previously fervent non-Malay support.
Malaysian minister, who raised public anger for flouting quarantine rules, remains defiant
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A Malaysian Cabinet minister who raised public anger for failing to observe a 14-day quarantine order as mandated by the government after returning from Turkey last month, has remained defiant about his behaviour.