Pandemic, Malay power lend popularity boost to Malaysia PM: Poll | 02-Sept-2020 – Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has been rated highly by voters, according to a poll published on Wednesday, on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and greater representation of the ethnic Malay majority in his administration. Muhyiddin received a 69% approval rating in a survey run by independent pollster Merdeka Center, […]

Survey shows just over half of Malaysians think country is heading in right direction | 02-Sept-2020 – KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 2 ― A survey conducted by independent pollster Merdeka Center showed a declining approval rating from voters regarding the direction the country is currently headed. From a size sample of 3,415 voters, 51 per cent said they felt the country is heading in the right direction, a seven […]

57% Malays agree Najib guilty, says survey | 02-Sept-2020 – NEARLY six in 10 Malay voters agreed with the Kuala Lumpur High Court that Najib Razak is guilty of abusing power and money laundering, said pollster Merdeka Centre today. “Sixty-one percent respondents on the poll agreed with the court’s decision while only 18%  answered otherwise.

Malaysia Leader Maintains High Approval Rating on Virus Handling | 02-Sept-2020 – The approval rating for Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin remained high, as more than 90% of people were satisfied with how the government responded to the pandemic. Support for the premier was sustained through months of virus-induced movement curbs and an economic contraction while his overall approval rating eased to 69% […]

Merdeka Center finds only 25pc Malaysians view Pakatan positively | 02-Sept-2020 – KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 2 — The ruling Perikatan Nasional (PN) alliance is approved by over half of Malaysians surveyed last month by independent pollster Merdeka Center. Conversely, it found positive reception for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition to be only at 25 per cent. “Among the contemporary coalitions and political parties […]

Majority of Malaysians polled in survey happy with PM By New Straits Times

New Straits Times | 02-Sept-2020 – PETALING JAYA: 69 per cent of Malaysian voters are satisfied with the performance of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the prime minister, according to a survey by Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research completed on Aug 10. “The survey found some significant ethnic variances, where nine out of 10 Malay […]