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VIRUS OUTBREAK: MALAYSIA MCO

State of emergency suspends KL parliament for first time since 1969; allows Muhyiddin election breather

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The emergency declared on Tuesday puts off any risk of an election for Mr Muhyiddin, who has held a slim majority in Parliament since taking power last year.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S King declared a nationwide state of emergency for the first time in more than half a century, suspending parliament in a move that allows embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to avoid facing an election until the pandemic is over.

The emergency decree...

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