New Malaysian PM Muhyiddin seen as a man of few words but with a steely will

Handing out boxes of pizza to journalists camped outside his house in Kuala Lumpur’s leafy Damansara Heights suburb last Sunday, the 72-year-old Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was beaming widely but did not say much.

When one of the pressmen tried to make small talk with him in front of the camera, asking, “It’s been a week now?”, Mr Muhyiddin simply shrugged.

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