Malaysia's Anwar Says King to Determine If He Holds Majority

Source: Yahoo Finance - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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71% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 71% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Police funding


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93% "Annuar is also a party leader of the United Malays National Organisation, which Muhyiddin counts among his biggest supporters.""
91% "(Adds stocks, currency reaction in fourth paragraph)""
90% "The Malaysian Chinese Association, one of the grouping's members, in a separate statement said the party will not join or participate in any plans ..."
85% "Anwar last month announced he commanded enough support to oust Muhyiddin, who took power in March with a margin of only a handful of ..."
71% "Anwar on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to institutional reform, judicial independence and the rule of law.""
-59% "New infections surged to record-highs weeks after a state election held in Sabah last month, fueled by politicians who failed to follow social distancing ..."
-60% "Frankly, I do not think it will be a smooth and easy ride for Anwar, said Oh Ei Sun, senior fellow at the Singapore ..."
-64% "Over the weekend, they closed ranks around Muhyiddin.""
-70% "There's no question about cutting deals with individuals as alleged by some quarters, Anwar said.""
-85% "Malaysia's ringgit was little changed at 4.1465 at 2:35 p.m. local time, while the main stock index narrowed its loss to 0.2% when trading ..."


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71% : Anwar on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to institutional reform, judicial independence and the rule of law.
93% : Annuar is also a party leader of the United Malays National Organisation, which Muhyiddin counts among his biggest supporters.
91% : (Adds stocks, currency reaction in fourth paragraph)
90% : The Malaysian Chinese Association, one of the grouping's members, in a separate statement said the party will not join or participate in any plans by Anwar to form a new government.
85% : Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he presented names of lawmakers who support him to the king, who will now determine whether he has enough support to form a new government.
85% : Anwar last month announced he commanded enough support to oust Muhyiddin, who took power in March with a margin of only a handful of votes after another coalition government collapsed.
41% : New infections surged to record-highs weeks after a state election held in Sabah last month, fueled by politicians who failed to follow social distancing guidelines when campaigning in the eastern state.
40% : "Frankly, I do not think it will be a smooth and easy ride for Anwar," said Oh Ei Sun, senior fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs.
36% : Over the weekend, they closed ranks around Muhyiddin.
30% : "There's no question about cutting deals with individuals as alleged by some quarters," Anwar said.
15% : Malaysia's ringgit was little changed at 4.1465 at 2:35 p.m. local time, while the main stock index narrowed its loss to 0.2% when trading resumed after the lunch break.

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