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Talk of emergency gains momentum, amplified by mainstream media

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Modified 23 Oct 2020, 9:46 am

Speculation that the government will beseech the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to declare a state of emergency is gaining momentum, amplified by several media outlets, including those in the mainstream.

At the time of writing, there has been no indication yet from Putrajaya that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin would resort to such a move.

A state of emergency has been posited as an option for the government to better handle the Covid-19 pandemic...

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