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Muhyiddin gets Covid-19 boost but will it carry him through GE15?

Hariz Mohd

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Modified 5 Sep 2020, 3:44 am

Analysts agree that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's respectable approval rating is in part due to the country's relative success in containing the Covid-19 pandemic but cautioned that it does not automatically translate into an electoral endorsement.

Azmi Hassan, who specialises in geopolitics at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, pointed to the example of Singapore where its people generally approved of the government's management in Covid-19 pandemic but it still lost ground in the general election in July...

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