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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's embattled Muhyiddin buys time, vows confidence vote

Resisting calls to quit, PM says king will let him test majority in September

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, pictured in a file photo, continues to fend off attempts to force his resignation.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Wednesday fought off attempts to force his resignation, likely buying at least a month to demonstrate he still controls a majority in the lower house of parliament.

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