The Foreign Desk

Explainer 204: Why did Malaysia’s prime minister pretend to quit?

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26 February 2020

07 minutes


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This week, Malaysia’s prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, resigned at age 94 – and then took it back. Andrew Mueller looks into what might lie behind Mohamad’s apparent change of heart.

26 February 2020

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