Muhyiddin’s options – resign with honour or prove numbers

Raevathi Supramaniam Ragananthini Vethasalam

PM Muhyiddin Yassin is said to have the support of 114 or 115 out of 220 MPs, but this has yet to be tested with a vote of confidence. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, August 4, 2021.

PRIME Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has the option of resigning honourably as he may have a tough time proving he has the majority to remain as the head of government, said analysts.

This follows Umno’s announcement that his Perikatan Nasional (PN) government had effectively collapsed after enough MPs withdrew support for him, evidence of which the party had given to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

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  • Which ever way one looks at the numbers above, the group that has 88 solid supporters has the majority. The others are all standing on thin ice that can only survive with backdoor methods, which needs corruption and other wrong incentives for survival. Right thinking Malaysians should speak out and end this world stage act of insanity. Where are our religious leaders of all religions when we need their advice and input to solve this national crisis? Covid-19 plus this crisis is destroying the nation.

    Posted 1 month ago by Citizen Pencen

    • Please-lah, dont get religion into politics. Its toxic, explosive and the by-products formed are super dangerous when they mixed together.

      Posted 1 month ago by Rupert Lum