Malaysia’s king rebukes Muhyiddin government for misleading parliament

Malaysia’s king on Thursday said he was “very disappointed” that the government had misled parliament by incorrectly stating that a state of emergency he assented to in January had been terminated.Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who serves as the country’s constitutional head of state, said Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s government had not sought his assent before Law Minister Takiyuddin Hassan declared on Monday that various emergency ordinances – set to expire on August 1 – had been…