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Malaysia PM Agrees to Debate Emergency Law, Ending Royal Impasse

Malaysian opposition lawmakers marched to the parliament building in Kuala Lumpur on Monday to demand Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's resignation.

Malaysian opposition lawmakers marched to the parliament building in Kuala Lumpur on Monday to demand Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's resignation.

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Malaysia plans to debate and annul its emergency laws in parliament next month, ending a days-long standoff between the government and the nation’s king over the matter.

The motion, to be taken up at a Cabinet meeting tomorrow, may help resolve disputes related to the repeal of the emergency ordinance in a “harmonious and constitutional manner,” Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said in a statement on Tuesday.