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Muhyiddin’s ‘rotan’ joke receives backlash from netizens

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Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin often refers to himself as "Abah" (an affectionate Malay word meaning “father”) when addressing the nation on the Covid-19 situation, but some think he may have gone too far today.

Many commentators online responded poorly when Muhyiddin jokingly threatened to “use the cane” if people won’t comply with government guidelines to curb the spread of the disease...

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