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Malaysian king says 'no' to state of emergency sought by premier

The king says he is confident of government's handling of Covid-19 crisis; calls for politicians to end politicking

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S King Al-Sultan Abdullah rejected on Sunday a request by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for him to declare a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus crisis, saying that he did not see the need.

The move is a blow for Mr Muhyiddin, who is facing a...

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