The undignified silence of the Dewan Rakyat

Deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohd Rashid Hasnon is at the centre of yet another bureaucratic game of accusation and denial, as he insists he did not receive an urgent letter from the Agong. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 15, 2021.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar

NOW that embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has admitted publicly he has lost the confidence of lawmakers, actions of a few high-powered Dewan Rakyat officials triggered curiosity in the run-up to the televised announcement.

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