Johor state assembly to sit amid political headwinds

All eyes will be on the Speaker of the Johor assembly as the state legislature sits today, amid intense speculation over a hung assembly and possible defections of several assemblymen.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s Perikatan Nasional (PN) pact in Malaysia’s second-richest state is faced with uncertainty over the status and loyalty of former menteri besar Osman Sapian.

Datuk Osman is a member of Tan Sri Muhyiddin’s Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) but has been seen in viral videos with leaders of Pejuang, a new rival party set up by former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.If Mr Osman leaves or gets kicked out […]

Source: www.straitstimes.com

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