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Commentary: three underlying forces fuelled Malaysia's recent political crisis


Chin, J, Commentary: three underlying forces fuelled Malaysia's recent political crisis, Channel News Asia (CNA), Mediacorp, Singapore, 3 March (2020) [Newspaper Article]

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A strong UMNO-PAS pact, a new narrative and a split between PKR and Bersatu may explain what precipitated events last week, says James Chin.

Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in as Malaysia’s eighth prime minister on Sunday (Mar 1). This surprised many as most observers were expecting Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s interim PM, to have the upper hand.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:Malaysia, history, political development, Mahathir
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Government and politics of Asia and the Pacific
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and politics
Objective Field:Political systems
UTAS Author:Chin, J (Professor James Chin)
ID Code:138210
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2020-03-27
Last Modified:2020-03-30

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