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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Muhyiddin narrowly passes final budget vote test

Anwar musters 108 votes against COVID-fighting plan, short of claimed majority

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has formally passed his 2021 budget, keeping opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim at bay.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's budget for 2021 has cleared the final parliamentary hurdle, giving embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin another win but once again underscoring his shaky hold on power.

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