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Malaysia's king works to restore public trust in the monarchy

Royal sensibilities offended by UMNO's ruthless attempts to depose government

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Muhyiddin Yassin, pictured at the parliament on Nov. 26, 2020: the king's consent to an emergency can be seen as a royal rebuke.   © Malaysia's Department of Information/AP

Dhesegaan Bala Krishnan is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur.

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