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Malaysia in transition

With Muhyiddin, Malaysia's scandal-tainted parties return to top

Mahathir-Anwar spat gifts power to UMNO and conservative Islamic party

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's week of political turmoil has brought graft-scandal-tarnished political parties back to power, in effect undoing the historic 2018 election that was hailed as a victory for democracy and transparency.

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