Tag: malay dignity

Kit Siang sees fading hopes for Malaysia while Mahathir rejects Islamists offer

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad rejected an offer to dump the Chinese-led Democratic Action Party and the less-Malay Justice Party of Anwar Ibrahim to form a government with the Umno and the Islamists PAS. But Dr Mahathir's move did not console veteran politician Lim Kit...

Islamist MP wants Malays as finance minister, attorney general in Malaysia

An Islamist MP from the state of Kelantan is urging the government which is run by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to ensure that all top government positions are held only by Malays. This would include the post of the attorney general and the post of the minister of finance, both...

Why did Mahathir toy with GST’s return ahead of ‘Malay Dignity’ forum?

In a total reversal of Pakatan Harapan's electoral campaign that brought down the Barisan Nasional regime and ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak last year, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been toying with the idea of re-instating the much-maligned goods and services tax. This sparked funny...