Tag: mahathir

In Reassessing His Role Dr Mahathir must not sacrifice National Unity

The ongoing prosecution and high profile trial of Dato’ Sri Najib Abdul Razak, the former prime minister of Malaysia, and the criminal charges laid against his deputy and other senior officials of his administration is turning out to be a cathartic and convulsive exercise...

Businessmen raising $330m to secure Malaysia Airlines deal

KUALA LUMPUR — A group of businessmen led by AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder Pahamin Ab Rajab is seeking about RM1 billion or Singapore dollar 330 million from a Japanese lender to support a bid to secure the take over of ailing Malaysia Airlines Bhd. The...

Mahathir buried reforms and divides Pakatan: He has to go says columnist

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has to leave office to give Malaysia Baharu (new Malaysia) a chance for reforms, more so because he is only an interim PM says a Malaysiakini columnist. The writer says he understood 'at all times' that Dr Mahathir would...

Malaysia power struggle deepens with Mahathir’s son denying transition timeline

Staying away from federal politics since the electoral victory of the Pakatan Harapan headed by his father Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Mukhriz Mahathir the Menteri Besar of Kedah threw more fuel on the fire burning within the ruling coalition. Saying he is willing...

Controversial Indian preacher not on Interpol red notice says Malaysia

The Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says in reply to questions on the extradition request for the preacher by the Indian government. Malaysia faced internal and external pressure to deport the controversial figure who has been roaming the country freely, preaching and holding debates...

Mahathir says Malaysia Airlines risk flight suspension

Malaysia Airlines risks suspension of all its operations and grounding of its flights says Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who cites the need to save on operational costs. He spoke at the Parliament yesterday saying despite several management changes, the national carrier has...

10 to15 years for Malaysia to become an Asian Tiger

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the country will take another 10 to 15 years to reclaim its role as an Asian Tiger. He said he believes in the next three years, the country's problems will be reduced but not to the extent...

Mahathir’s birthday wish: I want to finish my work

Malaysians are rallying to wish Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad a happy birthday on his 94th celebrations. Posting on Instagram under Chedet Official moniker, Dr Mahathir says: "Thank you for all the birthday greetings I received today. My birthday wish is very simple, that I...

Like in the UK, Malaysia now has question time for their Prime Minister

Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to a Prime Minister’s Question Time in the Dewan Rakyat. This is a weekly practice in the United Kingdom's Parliament. Dr Mahathir finally agreed to the Question Time for the Malaysian Parliament saying he will be...

Mahathir’s call for a mega-Malay party puts leadership transition in tatters

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is supposed to announce a timeline for the leadership transition plans within the Pakatan Harapan party, but instead called for the formation of a mega-Malay party. The mega-Malay party will be Bersatu, Dr Mahathir's party, which is ready to accept...