11 Jan Malaysian king’s shock resignation unlikely to affect respect for monarchy, say analysts [CNA article]
Dr Oh Ei Sun, a senior fellow with the Singapore Institute of International Affairs noted that Malaysia does not practice a dynastic monarchy at the federal level, but rather a rotational one.
“As such, the people’s respect is for the institution rather than the individual king. So the abdication of one king will be followed by the coronation of another, who will continue to enjoy such respect,” he said.
Excerpted from the full article: Malaysian king’s shock resignation unlikely to affect respect for monarchy, say analysts [CNA, 7 January 2019]
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