Tag: Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad

Dr Mahathir pointedly proposes founding “What I Can Get Party”

Kuala Lumpur — On Friday (June 12), in a short but heavily sarcastic blog post, former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad proposed the launching of a new political party called Parti AAD or Parti Apa Aku Dapat, which translates to "What I Can Get Party". This...

Dr Mahathir’s woes deepen: leaked audio, ‘illegitimate government,’ shut out of meetings

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad has been in the news again these days, but not for very good reasons. Dr Mahathir was reported to have called the current governmnet, led by Muhyiddin Yassin, “illegitimate” in a recording released on Wednesday...

Malaysian parliament to vote on new PM amid crisis

by Sam Reeves Malaysia's parliament will vote Monday on the country's next prime minister in a bid to end a political crisis, but if no candidate has enough support there will be a snap election, Mahathir Mohamad said. It was the latest twist in a drama...

Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power

by M. Jegathesan / Patrick Lee Malaysia was plunged into a bitter power struggle Wednesday as Mahathir Mohamad sought to form a unity government following his shock resignation, but old foe Anwar Ibrahim also pushed to become premier. The developments deepened a crisis that began when...

ESM Goh criticised for “below the belt” comments about Mahathir

Singapore -- Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has been criticised for his "uncalled for" reference to Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in a Facebook post on Monday (Feb 24). Some people online are calling the comments as being "below the belt". Mr Goh had posted...