Malaysian United Indigenous Party
|Malay name||Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia|
ڤرتي ڤريبومي برساتو مليسيا
Mǎláixīyà tǔzhù tuánjié dǎng
|Tamil name||பிபிபீஏம் (மலேசிய ஐக்கிய மக்கள் கட்சி)|
|Deputy President||Ahmad Faizal Azumu|
Mohd Radzi Md Jidin
Mohd. Rafiq Naizamohideen
|Youth Chief||Wan Ahmad Fayhsal|
|Women Chief||Rina Harun|
|Founded||7 September 2016|
|Registered||14 January 2017|
|Split from||United Malays National Organisation|
|Headquarters||Tingkat 8, Menara Yayasan Selangor, No 18A Jalan Persiaran Barat PJS 52 46200 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia|
|Think tank||Institut Masa Depan Malaysia|
|Youth wing||Pemuda ARMADA|
|Women's wing||Srikandi BERSATU|
|National affiliation||Pakatan Harapan (2017–2020) |
Perikatan Nasional (since 2020) 
Muafakat Nasional (since 2020) 
|Colours||Red and white|
|Slogan||Bersatu, Beramanah, Bermaruah|
(United, Trustworthy, Dignified)
13 / 70
31 / 222
|Dewan Undangan Negeri:|
52 / 607
|Chief minister of states|
2 / 13
|This article is part of a series on the|
politics and government of
The Malaysian United Indigenous Party (Malay: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, abbreviated BERSATU or PPBM) is a nationalist political party in Malaysia formed on 8 September 2016. The party has been led by the 8th and current Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin as the party President and briefly Acting Chairman since the party formation and was led by the former, 4th and 7th Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad together with Muhyiddin from the party formation to his resignation as party Chairman in February 2020. It is a major component party of the ruling Perikatan Nasional coalition which was formed to take over the Pakatan Harapan administration and was a component party of the PH coalition. The party has the Prime Ministership and also majority of the members of the Cabinet.  The party founding members are United Malays National Organisation rebel group Gabungan Ketua Cawangan Malaysia, former Chairman of UMNO of Teluk Kemang Kamarul Azman Habibur Rahman, former delegate of UMNO of Langkawi Anina Saadudin and former Youth Chief of UMNO of Bendang Baru Akhramsyah Sanusi.
The party full membership is open to all Bumiputeras. Non-Bumiputeras can also join the party as associate members although they are not eligible to vote and contest in party elections.  Meanwhile, qualified individuals can be appointed to certain key party posts.
On 10 August 2016, former UMNO Deputy President, Muhyiddin Yassin registers Mahathir's new party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia to oust Najib Razak, 6th Prime Minister. Former 4th prime minister Mahathir Mohamad will be Bersatu's chairman, while his son Mukhriz will be the vice-president, & Muhyiddin will be the party's president. Bersatu's formation taken by former UMNO leaders who want to topple Prime Minister Najib Razak in the aftermath of the huge scandal surrounding troubled state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad. Mahathir quit UMNO in February 2016 after he failed to convince the party to remove Najib Razak. Muhyiddin and Mukhriz, formerly chief minister of Kedah state, were sacked from the party by Mr Najib for allegedly colluding with the opposition. Bersatu is facing flak from some activists on its bumiputera-only policy, rather than welcoming all races as ordinary members. They are worried that the new party will be a clone of UMNO, with its sole agenda being PM Najib's removal. Muhyiddin said the party is looking to "create a government that is clean, trustworthy, with integrity". It hopes to reform institutions and rid the country of corruption.
On 14 March 2017, BERSATU officially joined Pakatan Harapan as a member party.
On 17 November 2017, PPBM may be deregistered if it fails to hold its annual general meeting by the end of the year, the Registry of Societies. RoS director-general Surayati Ibrahim said PPBM's constitution stipulates that the party is not allowed to delay its AGM. The party may face “serious punishments”, including deregistration, if it continues to violate its own constitution. She also refuted the legitimacy of an extraordinary general meeting held by PPBM on 2 November 2016 because the EGM was only attended by 12 of PPBM's supreme council members, according to the minutes of the meeting. Surayati also said PPBM's decision to amend its constitution during last year's EGM was invalid & under PPBM's constitution, any amendments to the party constitution must be agreed upon by no less than two-thirds of the party's delegates during an AGM or EGM. RoS looked into other issues that affected PPBM's status as a registered party. Includes the setting up of PPBM's Armada (Angkatan Bersatu Anak Muda) youth wing despite it not being mentioned in the party's constitution. RoS investigated the legality of Armada after receiving complaints from former members who were supposedly sacked by Armada chief Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman. Surayati reiterated that the setting up of Armada and Srikandi, PPBM's women wing, were not mentioned in the party's constitution and could lead to the deregistration of PPBM. She said the RoS wanted to clear the air on PPBM's status to avoid the impression that the party is being treated unfairly.
2018 general election
On 7 January 2018, Pakatan Harapan announced the Chairman of the United Indigenous Party of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad as the Prime Ministerial candidate if the opposition coalition accepts the people's mandate for the 14th General Election.
On 22 February 2018, PPBM filed a suit accusing the RoS of failing to exercise its duty under the law with regards to the party. In the lawsuit filed at the High Court registry, PPBM claimed the RoS did not adhere to provisions in the Societies’ Act in handling complaints related to PPBM. It also claimed the RoS had issued various statements related to allegations that the two-year-old party had violated its constitution. PPBM also claimed the RoS’ action in issuing press statements against it for allegedly violating its constitution was done in bad faith. The party is seeking court declarations that the RoS must follow the provisions in the Societies Act and that the RoS must not deregister PPBM. PPBM is also seeking an injunction to stop the RoS from issuing press statements pending the disposal of this court case.
On 10 May 2018 a day after the election, Mahathir Mohamad claimed a stunning victory in Malaysia's 14th general election, ending UMNO's long rule which the former and new premier played a key role in entrenching for more than two decades. Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as Malaysia's Prime Minister for second time since 2003. At 93 years of age, Mahathir was also the world's oldest head of government. PPBM won 13 seats in Parliament.
On 18 September 2018, Mustapa Mohamed announced quit UMNO, citing disagreements with the party's current direction. On the 27 October 2018, Mustapa joined BERSATU.
On 12 December 2018, A mass exodus from Sabah UMNO has begun with nine of 10 of its assemblymen, five of six MPs and two senators leaving the party & join PPBM 
On 14 December 2018, Hamzah Zainuddin left UMNO, claimed that 36 BN MPs have signed a pledge of allegiance to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad & on 12 February 2019, seven UMNO's MP join PPBM.
Collapse of the Pakatan Harapan government
On 24 February 2020, Mahathir resigned as the Prime Minister. PPBM, which had 26 MPs, withdrew from the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition. In addition, 11 MPs from PKR resigned from the party to form an independent bloc. This leaves Pakatan Harapan 37 seats short of the 112 seats needed to form a government. The surprise announcement came amid speculation that Mahathir was attempting to form a new ruling coalition that would exclude his designated successor Anwar Ibrahim. However, Anwar later clarified to reporters that Mahathir did not orchestrate the act. At 9 pm, Bersatu leaders held an emergency meeting at its headquarters to discuss the future direction of the party. Members of Bersatu rejected Mahathir's resignation as the party's chairman and pledged their support for him to be the prime minister. The party's secretary-general Marzuki Yahya said that the members of Bersatu's supreme council were unanimous in their support for Mahathir.
On 26 February, Azmin & 10 MPs join PPBM to boost the support for Mahathir Mohamad amid signs of Pakatan Harapan MPs switching loyalties to Anwar Ibrahim. Apart from Azmin, the 10 others are Zuraida Kamaruddin, Saifuddin Abdullah, Baru Bian, Kamarudin Jaffar, Mansor Othman, Rashid Hasnon, Ali Biju, Willie Mongin and Jonathan Yasin.
On 28 February, Bersatu then released a statement announcing their support for the party's president, Muhyiddin Yassin as the 8th Prime Minister, backed by the 26 Bersatu MPs and 10 others led by Azmin. Further 60 MPs from UMNO, PAS, Malaysian Chinese Association and Malaysian Indian Congress also announced their support for Muhyiddin. All the Muafakat Nasional MPs had also signed the new SD proposing Muhyiddin to be the next Prime Minister. Muhyiddin Yassin's aide also confirmed that Azmin Ali and 10 other former PKR MPs have officially joined Bersatu. However, Bersatu Supreme Council member Kadir Jasin claimed he was never invited for a discussion or informed about Muhyiddin's nomination.
On 29 February, Bersatu Youth chief Syed Saddiq declared that he would never work with those involved in corruption to form a government, referring to UMNO. Bersatu's youth wing Armada also posted a statement to say that it would continue to back the party's supreme council's decision in its meeting on 24 February to support Mahathir as prime minister, suggesting a split within Bersatu over Mahathir and Muhyiddin's candidacy.
Formation of the Perikatan Nasional government
Bersatu President, Muhyiddin Yassin and his allies including party leaders from UMNO, PAS, Gabungan Parti Sarawak, Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah, and Homeland Solidarity Party had an audience with the Agong to discuss the formation of a government, and announced that the coalition consisting of Bersatu, UMNO, PAS, PBRS, GPS, and STAR will be called Perikatan Nasional. The new coalition claimed that they had majority support in parliament to elect a Prime Minister and to form a government.
On the morning of 2 March, Muhyiddin arrived at the Perdana Putra building, which functions as the Prime Minister's Office, to begin his official duties as the Prime Minister. Muhyiddin held meetings with Chief Secretary Mohd Zuki Ali, General Affendi Buang, the Chief of Defence Forces, and Abdul Hamid Bador, the Inspector-General of Police. Later that night, Muhyiddin addressed the nation in his first televised message as the prime minister. In his address, he told the nation that he had no prior intention to become the prime minister and denied being a traitor but due to the political turmoil in the country, he had stepped up in order to avoid prolonging the crisis further. He also reassured that he will only choose individuals who are clean, virtuous and of high calibre to be in his cabinet. Before ending his message, he thanked former prime minister Mahathir for his service to the country.
On 19 May, it was revealed that Bersatu had received a letter on 5 May from the Registrar of Societies stating that Mahathir was no longer party chairman after his resignation in February. The letter also confirmed the legality of Muhyiddin assuming the role of chairman until an election was held.
In 28–30 May, Mahathir Mohamad, Mukhriz Mahathir, Syed Saddiq, Maszlee Malik and Amiruddin Hamzah were fired from Bersatu on 28 May. They decried the move as illegal and reflective of Muhyiddin's insecurities and dictatorial leadership. In a joint statement, they disputed the interpretation of their decision not to join Muhyiddin's government benches in Parliament as joining another party, which results in automatic revocation of memberships, according to the Bersatu party constitution. Muhyiddin defended the moves and insisted that the five members who were sacked as having breached the party constitution by sitting with the opposition in Parliament.
On 4 June, Deputy Works Minister Shahruddin Md Salleh of Bersatu resigned from his position, calling his decision to join the Perikatan Nasional government "incorrect" and adding that he should have considered his constituents who "voted for Pakatan Harapan" in 2018. On 19 July, his PPBM membership was terminated because he issued a notice to change the position of his seat in the Dewan Rakyat from the government bloc to the opposition bloc.
On 6 June, Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz, independent MP for Bukit Gantang hand over the application form to join and support the Bersatu. Also present were Bersatu MPs Senior Minister for Economy and Minister of International Trade and Industry, Azmin Ali and Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Ali Biju.
On 24 June, Afif Bahradin announced his departure from PKR and joined Bersatu.
On 25 July Asmawi Asa, the candidate for the Head of BERSATU Libaran Division made the announcement exit from party which was also attended by almost 2000 BERSATU members from 25 branches in Libaran, Sabah. He said the action to leave the party was made due to the feeling of injustice in relation to the BERSATU election which is being hotly debated right now. He regretted and felt resentment when his candidacy as Libaran Division Head together with the Deputy Division Head candidate and Vice Division Head was canceled three days before the election at the Divisional level held from July 10 to July 25.
On 8 August, Jeram assemblyman Mohd Shaid Rosli announced his exit from PPBM. He said he will now be an independent who will back former PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Shaid also claimed his exit will be followed by the majority of the PPBM Kuala Selangor division members, including various heads of branches. Segamat Member of Parliament, Dr Santhara Kumar explained that he joined PPBM. Petaling Jaya PPBM Division Head, Mohamad Shafiri Abd Karim along with 500 members left the party. They decided to go out in large numbers and disband four branches in the division and express support for the former Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad. Twenty-three committee members of the Klang Bersatu Division, led by its chief Datuk Syed Abdillah Syed Abd Aziz, today quit the party and expressed support for the new party formed yesterday by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Syed Abdillah said 10 branches of Klang Bersatu Division involving more than 2,800 members were also automatically dissolved.
On 9 August, Deputy Head of PPBM Langkawi Division, Shukor Bahari left the party. Shukor said 22 members of the divisional committee also left party because they wanted to continue fighting with Mahathir Mohamad. Apart from him, he said, the Secretary, Azlina Mansor; Treasurer, Jamari Mahtar and Information Chief, Zamree Yahya also resigned from the party. Former PPBM Kuala Krau Division division chief Mohamad Rafidee Hashim left the party and joined Parti Keadilan Rakyat. He said his action to join PKR was because he was confident that the party was more consistent and principled in its efforts to fight for reform. PPBM Bangi Division is dissolved to be supporting the new party to be formed by Mahathir Mohamed. A total of 15 committee and 500 members of the Kota Raja Bersatu division have walked out on the party. Spokesman Shahul Hameed Abdul Wahab said all committee and party members who quit the Kota Raja division were hardcore supporters of former party chairman, Mahathir Mohamad.
On 10 August, The head of ARMADA PPBM Muar Division, Riadilafan Ahmad with 40 members of the Armada declared to leave the party. Riadilafan said, the action was taken because he saw that the struggle of Bersatu is now not the same as at the beginning of its establishment, in fact it is already with the party it used to oppose.
On 11 August, over 16 out of 23 PPBM Alor Setar Division committee members announcing their respective resignations and leaving the party with immediate effect. The matter was stated by its Division Head, Mohamad Nuhairi Rahmat who also resigned.
On 12 August, the leadership of the Kota Tinggi Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) division has collapsed after 15 of its committee members quit the party today. The exodus was led by its outgoing division chief Baser Senin and eight out of the division's 13 branch chiefs who cited their loss of confidence in party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's leadership. They also pledged their support to former Bersatu chairman Mahathir Mohamad.
On 14 August, A total of 2,454 members of Bersatu Kubang Pasu Division announced their withdrawal from the party. Bersatu Kubang Pasu Division Treasurer Tengku Anwar Tengku Daud said, along with the Division Chief Heroine Zakiah Yaakob and Division Fleet Information Chief Mohd Saffiq Rodhi. In Ampang, A total of 200 members of Bersatu Ampang division announced their withdrawal from the party. Former Bersatu Ampang Vice Chairman, Jamani Derimin said, he represented the grassroots members to make the decision based on the current political situation in the country. According to him, the decision was also made after being dissatisfied with the dismissal of former Bersatu chairman Mahathir Mohamad and six other leaders without any good reason.
On 16 August, Wan Ahmad Fayhsal, who is also a Senator and the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, was elected as the new Bersatu Youth's Chief. The same day, 5 members of the Bersatu Putrajaya Division Committee, including its Chief Intan Izham, resigned and left the party with immediate effect. The move was also followed by four Srikandi Putrajaya Branch Chiefs along with about 120 grassroots members who left the party. On the same day, Bersatu Pagoh division founder Abd Wahab Ibrahim too announced his resignation from the party, along with approximately 1,000 members, citing lack of confidence Bersatu President Muhyiddin Yassin as the reason.
On 22 August, 2,000 members of Bersatu Melaka announced that they had left the party. Former Jasin Division Rim Branch Chief, Imanuddin Aziz Tapa said those who left the party en masse represented five of the six divisions in Melaka including Tangga Batu Division, Kota Melaka Division, Jasin Division, Alor Gajah Division and Hang Tuah Jaya Division. He stated that he was confident more Bersatu members in the state will follow suit and leave the party because they lacked confidence in the leadership of Bersatu President, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who he claims betrayed the party.
On 23 August, 1,299 Bersatu Johor Bahru members were reported to have left the party. Gerakan Jom Keluar Bersatu (Exit Bersatu Movement) chairman, Mohd Yusoff Ishak said the members who left the party included grassroots members in all 14 branches of the Johor Bahru United Division. He said as many as 54 percent of members that left the party decided to join the Homeland Fighters' Party formed by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, while the rest intended to join UMNO or no longer wished to be members of political parties.
On 4 September, 545 Amanah members leave the party, join Bersatu. 
The main objectives of the party are:
- Islam will remain the religion of the Federation and the right of non-Muslims to profess and practice their religion in peace and harmony will be respected.
- Upholding the dignity and sovereignty of the institution of the Malay Rulers.
- Maintain the special position of the Malays and natives of Sabah and Sarawak and the legitimate rights of all communities.
- Empowering Malay as the national language and to preserve the rights of all people to learn their native language.
- Uphold parliamentary democracy and the doctrine of separation of powers by strengthening democratic institutions through comprehensive institutional reform.
- Strengthening the agenda against corruption and abuse of power to establish good governance practices, honesty and integrity;
- Maintaining people's fundamental rights as enshrined in the Federal Constitution, upholding the values of universal justice in line with the Islamic religion, and uphold the supremacy of the constitution, rule of laws and principles of justice and equality.
- Forming a Malaysian society that is inclusive, progressive, dynamic and scientific and appreciate art, culture and tradition as a reference to build a prosperous and developed country.
- Fighting for social justice, distribution of national wealth, welfare of the people and eradicating poverty irrespective of race and religion.
- Supporting the principle that every citizen has the right to succeed in obtaining a quality education and to perfect themselves through an education system that emphasises the development of talent, creativity and innovation, and that practices values and implements policies and initiatives that are consistent with bridging the gap between urban and rural areas.
- Fostering unity and harmony among the people of various races and religions, maintaining political stability and national security, and spur sustainable economic development in the interest of the people and the country.
- Applying the party's principles as National Principles and supporting the Federal Constitution and the State Constitutions.
- Deputy President:
- Srikandi Chief:
- ARMADA Chief:
- Mohamed Salleh Bajuri
- Information Chief:
- Executive Secretary:
- Muhammad Suhaimi Yahya
- Party Election Committee Chairman:
- Party Constitution Amendment Committee Chairman:
- Disciplinary Board Chairman:
- Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas
- Appeal Board Chairman:
- Political Bureau Chairman:
- Management Bureau Chairman:
- Election and Research Bureau Chairman:
- Training and Cadre Bureau Chairman:
- Member and Branch Recruitment Bureau Chairman:
- Religion Bureau Chairman:
- Economy Bureau Chairman:
- International Bureau Chairman:
- Supreme Leadership Council Members (elected):
- Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz
- Abdul Hakim Gulam Hassan
- Zainol Fadzi Paharudin
- Iskandar Dzulkarnain Abdul Khalid
- Razali Idris
- Eddin Syazlee Shith
- Mustapa Mohamed
- Wan Saiful Wan Jan
- Azlinda Abdul Latif
- Taufik Yaacob
- Mohd Rafiq Mohd Abdullah
- Lajim Ukin
- Suhaili Abdul Rahman
- Sahruddin Jamal
- Mohamed Farid Mohamed Zawawi
- Mohd Zulkifli Zakaria
- Mohd Yazid Mohd Yunus
- Shabudin Yahaya
- Rosol Wahid
- Shamsilah Siru
- Supreme Leadership Council Members (appointed):
- State Chairman:
- Johor: Muhyiddin Yassin
- Kedah: Suhaimi Abdullah
- Kelantan: Kamarudin Mohd. Nor
- Malacca: Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen
- Negeri Sembilan: Eddin Syazlee Shith
- Pahang: Ahmad Faizal Azumu
- Perak: Ahmad Faizal Azumu
- Perlis: Hamzah Zainuddin
- Penang: Shabudin Yahaya
- Sarawak: Jaziri Alkaf Suffian
- Sabah: Hajiji Noor
- Selangor: Abdul Rashid Asari
- Terengganu: Razali Idris
- Federal Territory: Muhammad Suhaimi Yahya
Dewan Negara (Senate)
Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)
Members of Parliament of the 14th Malaysian Parliament
BERSATU has 31 members in the House of Representatives.
Dewan Undangan Negeri (State Legislative Assembly)
Malaysian State Assembly Representatives
General election results
|Election||Total seats won||Seats contested||Total votes||Voting Percentage||Outcome of election||Election leader|
13 / 222
|52||718,648||5.95%||13 seats; Governing coalition
(Pakatan Harapan, later Perikatan Nasional)
State election results
|State||Leader type||Member||Party||State Constituency|
|Perak||Menteri Besar||Ahmad Faizal Azumu||BERSATU||Chenderiang|
|Sabah||Chief Minister||Hajiji Noor||BERSATU||Sulaman|
- List of political parties in Malaysia
- Malaysian General Election
- Politics of Malaysia
- Pakatan Harapan
- Perikatan Nasional
- Mazwin Nik Anis (8 September 2016). "Zahid: RoS approves Muhyiddin's party, will be known as PPBM". The Star. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- Azura Abas; Irwan Shafrizan Ismail; Zanariah Abd Mutalib (5 April 2018). "(Update) RoS slaps provisional dissolution order on PPBM". New Straits Times. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "Khairy turns down Syed Saddiq's Bersatu invite, says he is happy where he is". The Star. 8 July 2019.
- Malaysiakini (24 February 2020). "Muhyiddin: Bersatu quits Harapan". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
- Emmanuel Santa Maria Chin (20 April 2020). "Dr M says Bersatu MPs may sit on different sides in Dewan Rakyat". Malay Mail.
- "Bersatu officially invited to join Muafakat Nasional". Bernama. New Straits Times. 31 July 2020.
- "Mahathir no longer PPBM chairman, RoS confirms". Free Malaysia Today. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
- "Muhyiddin Yassin". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
- Arfa Yunus (17 January 2018). "Syed Saddiq pledges to do away with PPBM's Bumiputera-centric position". New Straits Times. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- Melissa Goh (12 November 2016). "'The only way to win is to unite and contest under one party': Mahathir". Channel NewsAsia. Archived from the original on 15 December 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
- Sheridan Mahavera (16 November 2016). "By courting rural Muslims, has Malaysia's opposition found key to winning power for first time in 60 years?". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on 19 November 2016. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
- Hana Naz Harun (13 December 2016). "PPBM officially signs agreement to join Pakatan Harapan". New Straits Times. Archived from the original on 14 December 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
- "PPBM wants name change before joining Pakatan Harapan". Antara Pos. 14 March 2017. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
- "Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad sworn in after shock comeback victory". BBC News. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
- Cite error: The named reference
:0was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
- Muguntan Vanar, Stephanie Lee and Natasha Joibi (12 December 2018). "Sabah Umno exodus sees nine of 10 Aduns, five of six MPs leave". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
- "Malaysia's Mahathir submits resignation, 'quits' his party". Al Jazeera. 24 February 2020. Archived from the original on 24 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
- Teoh, Shannon (24 February 2020). "Mahathir resigns as Malaysian Prime Minister, PH loses majority after MPs leave". The Straits Times. Archived from the original on 24 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
- Regan, Helen (24 February 2020). "Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns". CNN. Archived from the original on 24 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
- "Mahathir did not mastermind treacherous act, clarifies Anwar". malaysiakini. 24 February 2020. Archived from the original on 24 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
- Muhammed Ahmad Hamdan (24 February 2020). "Bersatu holds emergency meeting after Dr M quits as chairman, PM". The Edge Markets. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
- "Bersatu rejects Mahathir's resignation as party chairman". Channel Newsasia. 25 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
- "Bersatu calonkan Muhyiddin Yassin sebagai PM Ke-8" [Bersatu nominate Muhyiddin Yassin as the 8th PM]. Astro Awani (in Malay). 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Muafakat Nasional, MCA, MIC sokong Muhyiddin sebagai PM-8" [Muafakat Nasional, MCA, MIC support Muhyiddin as the 8th PM]. Astro Awani (in Malay). 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Tuan Ibrahim: All PAS, Umno MPs signed SD for Muhyiddin to be PM". Bernama. 27 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Azmin's gang now in Bersatu? President's aide says yes, but supreme council member says 'no clue'". Malay Mail. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Muhyiddin didn't get party's blessing to be 8th PM, says Kadir Jasin". Free Malaysia Today. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Bersatu's Syed Saddiq: I will never work with the corrupt to form a government". Malay Mail. 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
- "Wakil pemimpin parti tiba di Istana Negara pagi ini" [Party leaders' representatives arrived at the National Palace this morning]. Astro Awani (in Malay). 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
- "Muhyiddin ketuai Perikatan Nasional jumpa Agong" [Muhyiddin lead Perikatan Nasional to have audience with the Agong]. Berita Harian (in Malay). 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
- "Muhyiddin wakili Perikatan Nasional: GPS, STAR juga bersama?" [Muhyiddin representing Perikatan Nasional: Are GPS, STAR allies?]. Astro Awani (in Malay). 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
- "Gabungan 'Perikatan Nasional' dakwa miliki blok terbesar" ['Perikatan Nasional' coalition claim having the largest bloc]. Berita Harian (in Malay). 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
- "Muhyiddin selesai angkat sumpah PM8" [Muhyiddin finished taking the 8th PM's oath]. Harian Metro (in Malay). 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
- "Muhyiddin clocks in as PM". Berita Harian. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
- Joseph Loh (2 March 2020). "PM: I'm not a traitor, I only wanted to save the country". The Star. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
- "Mahathir no longer PPBM chairman, RoS confirms". Free Malaysia Today. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
- "Former Malaysian PM Mahathir and supporters removed from ruling Bersatu party". The Straits Times. 28 May 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- "Mahathir and four others say their removal from Bersatu is illegal and reflects PM Muhyiddin's insecurities". The Straits Times. 29 May 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- "Malaysian PM Muhyiddin defends removal of Mahathir and supporters from ruling Bersatu party". The Straits Times. 30 May 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- "Deputy minister quits post to address 'mistake' of joining PN". Free Malaysia Today. 4 June 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- Khairil Anwar Mohd Amin (19 July 2020). "Bersatu pecat Ahli Parlimen Sri Gading" [Bersatu sacked Sri Gading Member of Parliament]. Sinar Harian (in Malay). Retrieved 19 July 2020.
- "Wan Ahmad Fayshal Ketua Armada baharu". 16 August 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Malaysian United Indigenous Party.|