Monday, September 27, 2021

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Japan’s Suga to step down as PM

Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, is competing for the party leader post. On Thursday, Kishida criticised Suga's coronavirus response and urged a stimulus package to combat the pandemic.

Ismail Sabri sworn in as PM

This comes after he received the support of 114 out of 220 MPs.

Agong appoints Muhyiddin as caretaker PM, rules out election

The palace says this is in line with the provisions of the Federal Constitution.

Pardon Najib and put him back in power, NGO tells Agong

Persatuan Sahabat Ulul Amri Malaysia calls for Najib to be made interim prime minister, saying he has proven himself well able to govern the country.

Anwar faces biggest test in latest comeback as PM candidate

The national context is no longer the same as it was during GE14, while Anwar himself faces a different set of hurdles in his prime ministerial ambitions.

Anwar back as PH’s candidate for prime minister

Pakatan Harapan also reiterates that it is open to discussions and cooperation with any party based on the principles and agenda of reform.

Rise of ‘underdog’ Muhyiddin puts to rest debate on ‘Mahathir or Anwar’, says analyst

With the opposition in disarray, the prime minister's brand may just work in the next polls.

Muhyiddin’s report card, one year on

In assessing Muhyiddin, one must take into account the twin crises that coincided with his premiership: the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic fallout.

Muhyiddin’s first year as prime minister

The prime minister's refusal to interfere in cases involving individuals whose support is critical to his government is a courageous move in Malaysian politics.

Israel’s Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

The combative 71-year-old prime minister blasts the charges as 'fabricated and ludicrous' ahead of his first court appearance in May, claiming to be the victim of a witch-hunt.

Former speaker Ariff defends actions during 2020 crisis after criticism from ex-AG Thomas

The former judge refers to a detailed explanation of why he refused to convene the Dewan Rakyat and allowed the Agong to choose a new prime minister.

No indication that PM has lost majority support, says law minister

Takiyuddin Hassan says there is no need to expedite the motions of confidence and no-confidence in today's Order Paper.

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