Emergency: Insincere move with ulterior motive or wise step to control chaos?

Modified 25 Oct 2020, 2:54 am

The possible declaration of an emergency, ostensibly to fight Covid-19, has dominated conversations ever since the cabinet agreed on Friday to seek royal consent for the move.

However, critics say Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is trying to avoid his fragile Perikatan Nasional government being defeated in the Dewan Rakyat over the Budget 2021 vote.

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong will convene

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