For Malaysia, where one coalition ruled for six straight decades until the 2018 election, it’s relatively new for the monarch to play such a prominent role in politics.
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Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin denounced the move on Wednesday and challenged Anwar to prove his assertion.
The court decision could bolster Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s political capital at a time when his administration controls a razor-thin majority in parliament.
Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption and criminal breach of trust in connection with a multibillion-dollar scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB. Appearing in the High Court on Wednesday, Najib was granted bail of 1 million ringgit ($247,000) and ...