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Who will be Malaysia’s next prime minister? Here’s how the race could play out

Malaysia’s outgoing Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was called various names during his 17 months in office – the shortest stint of a leader in the Southeast Asian country.From being labelled a pengkhianat, or traitor, for his infamous internal coup against ex-allies Pakatan Harapan, to stomaching the unfortunate label of “PM cirit birit” – or “diarrhoea prime minister” – following much-publicised digestive trouble in June, the mudslinging has been brutal.The hypercompetitive nature of…

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