In Forming Malaysia’s New Cabinet, Anwar Strikes a Careful Balance – The Diplomat

Members of Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s cabinet pose for a photo during their swearing in at the Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 3, 2022. Credit: Twitter/Anwar Ibrahim Advertisement Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has taken on the role of finance minister more than two decades after last holding the post, he announced … Read more

Malaysia’s Anwar names cabinet, returns as finance minister

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim unveiled his ministerial cabinet on Friday. It is a thinner version of its predecessor comprising leaders from various political parties supporting his unity government in an effort to sustain a parliamentary majority. Anwar was appointed as Malaysia’s 10th premier last week to lead a unity government after national … Read more

Malaysia’s Anwar Mulling Crucial Cabinet Appointments – The Diplomat

Advertisement Barely a week after his landmark appointment as Malaysia’s prime minister, Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim has run headlong into his first serious challenge: assembling a cabinet. Malaysia’s king appointed Anwar to the top job on November 24, five days after an inconclusive general election in which none of the major coalitions garnered enough seats to … Read more

New Malaysian Government to Tackle Cost of Living Crisis – The Diplomat

ASEAN Beat | Politics | Southeast Asia Tackling rice bowl issues is a prudent first step for Anwar Ibrahim, who confronts a polarized political landscape. Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim chairs a meeting of the National Action Council on Cost of Living at the Perdana Putra in Putrajaya, Malaysia, November 27, 2022. Credit: Twitter/Anwar Ibrahim … Read more

Sworn in, Anwar Gets to Work as Malaysia’s Prime Minister – The Diplomat

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim speaks on the phone during his first full day as prime minister, Putrajaya, Malaysia, November 25, 2022. Credit: Twitter/Anwar Ibrahim Advertisement Veteran opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been sworn in as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister before King Al-Sultan Abdullah, ending a 30-year quest which had too often reduced his country’s political landscape … Read more