OPINIONS

COMMENT | What are Muhyiddin’s survival options? Will he act rationally?

Wong Chin Huat

6 Nov 2020, 3:22 pagi

Updated a year ago

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COMMENT | No one knows what budget Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz will present this afternoon, and whether it will satisfy the demands from Pakatan Harapan and Umno to survive the five-week debate beginning Nov 9 until Dec 10.

Never before has democracy been so alive in Malaysia that Parliament gets to act as the real boss of the government and may fire the latter for tabling an unsatisfactory budget.

Never before in peacetime that Parliament was almost suspended just to avoid any chance of the House disapproving the budget.

There would have been no budget in Parliament today had the Rulers' Conference endorsed Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's request for an emergency proclamation two Sundays ago.

There would have been no budget in Parliament today had the Rulers' Conference endorsed Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's request for an emergency proclamation two Sundays ago.

What are the options available to Muhyiddin...

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