100 days: Muhyiddin government distracted fighting Covid-19, economic woes


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Experts praise Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s approach to Covid-19 in the short-term and his overall appeal to the general public but warn his long-term economic plans are lacking. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 7, 2020.

IN THE 100 days since taking office, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has performed relatively well in handling the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn, observers and economists say.

In some ways, the situation may have even boosted his personal profile among some voters, but this shine has also been sullied by his Bersatu party continuing to engage in political manoeuvres for the survival of his razor-thin majority government.


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  • Correct. The ministers are still sleeping after almost 3 months in office. Where are the policies to help bring Malaysia forward? How will they make our lives better? What is being implemented? All we hear is appointing this person and that person to GLCs and government agencies.

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim