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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's parliament to reopen July 26 as Muhyiddin gives in

King's pressure sets up political showdown in 'hybrid' online-offline session

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin in parliament last year: The legislature is due to sit for five days later this month.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has agreed to reconvene the country's suspended parliament later this month, bowing to pressure from the country's king.

In a statement on Monday, the prime minister's office said the lower house would sit for five days between July 26 and Aug. 2, followed by a three-day Senate session starting Aug. 3.

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