Lights, camera, action – on the world’s stage


At ease: Anwar on his first day at the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya handling congratulatory phone calls from world leaders, some of whom he knows personally. — SADIQ ASYRAF/PMO

The global spotlight wouldn’t be anything new for Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister.

“WILL Anwar be Prime Minister?” was the most asked question when I was in Bangkok last week. At that time, Pakatan Harapan chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Perikatan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin were vying to be Malaysia’s 10th prime minister.

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