(Mar 13): The new Malay Muslim-majority ruling coalition — Perikatan Nasional (PN) — was forged on the shifting sands of political turmoil after the break-up of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government after 22 months in power. In his first televised speech as the eighth prime minister of Malaysia, Muhyiddin Yassin — who led the group that broke ranks with its PH partners — pledged to be prime minister for all Malaysians despite his new coalition being dominated by Malay Muslim political parties.

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