Tag: Crown Prince of Johor

Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar appoints Crown Prince as regent of Johor

Kuala Lumpur—Crown Prince Tunku Ismail was named regent of Johor on Sunday, August 11, by his father, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. This was announced on Sunday morning via the Crown Prince’s Twitter account, which read, “The regent has been entrusted by the sultan of...

Dr M calls TMJ ‘stupid’ and a ‘little boy’ as tension rises between the Johor royal family and the M’sian PM

Putrajaya—The tension between Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad and the royal family of Johor seems to have escalated with Dr Mahathir labeling the Crown Prince 'stupid' and a 'little boy.’ However, The New Straits Times reports that Dr Mahathir had denied that there...

Johor crown prince: Don’t meddle with Islamic religious affairs, which are state matters

Johor Bahru—In what may be an answer to Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad’s call to uphold the 1957 federal constitution as the highest law of the land, the Crown Prince of Johor on April 25, Thursday, emphasised that Johor is a sovereign state...

M’sian Youth Minister: Johor Crown Prince made demands that left him ‘uncomfortable’

Putrajaya—According to Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, the Crown Prince of Johor made certain business and political demands of him that left him “uncomfortable,” and this has changed their relationship. This, he explained, was the cause of the Crown Prince’s...

Bitter feud between Dr Mahathir and the Johor royal family rages on

The rancour between Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad and the royal family of Johor has stretched out for decades, with Dr Mahathir taking on not one or two, but three generations of Johor royals. Despite a meeting last January wherein Dr Mahathir and...

War of words between Dr Mahathir and Johor crown prince continues

Kuala Lumpur—Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad and Johor Crown Prince Ismail Sultan Ibrahim have been at odds for some time now, with much of the fight occurring over social media. On Tuesday, April 9, in the latest skirmish between them, the Malaysian Prime Minister...

Dr M: ‘All Malaysians are my cronies, I work for all of them, including the people of Johor’

Putrajaya—Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad announced that the local government is in full support of plans to build the biggest ship-to-ship transfer hub in the world in the port of Johor Bahru, which did not go over well with the Crown Prince of Johor. The Crown...

Crown Prince of Johor appeals to government to stop infighting and prioritise the people

In a Facebook post dated Sunday, March 17, the Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, appealed to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to stop ‘sabotaging each other,’ trying ‘to build a flying car,’ and to prioritise the needs of the people. Since...

After meeting with Johor Sultan in 20 years, PM Mahathir: “We agreed to be frank and to speak openly’

Johor Bahru--In almost 20 years, Malaysian Prime Minister met for the first time with Sultan of Johor, with the agreement “to be frank and to speak openly” with each other with “nothing to hide” and to communicate their views freely. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar welcomed...

Royal family of Johor to redistribute wealth by providing affordable housing

Johoreans are about to be blessed with their own dream houses through the royal family’s initiative to distribute their own wealth to the less fortunate. His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince of Johor announced “Rumah Impian Bangsa Johor,” an imitative to build affordable housing...