The falling prime minister aided by an ailing political system


Kenneth Cheng Chee Kin

It is safe to say that if the Parliament has any semblance of independence, it would require a more impartial speaker who allows the tabling of emergency or confidence motions. The prime minister would surely be forced to resign, and therefore preventing a potential collision course with the monarchy. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 1, 2021.

THE chickens have finally come home to roost. The emergency that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has been so desperate to get has finally come back to haunt him. 

The immediate resignation of a prime minister that has received a royal rebuke of misleading Parliament and subverting the constitutional process should be the order of the day in a proper democracy.


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