Tag: Malaysia

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...

Dr Mahathir Demits Office in Disgust?

This last week of February 2020 was perhaps Malaysia’s most ominous, off-putting and obnoxious week of the past decade. According to the original plan envisaged by the seemingly everlasting Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad the country would have begun enjoying by this week...

M’sia king appoints Mahathir as interim prime minister right after he resigns

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has appointed Mahathir Mohamad as the interim prime minister. King Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah accepted Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation as Malaysia’s prime minister on Monday (Feb 24) evening, but according to Article 43 (2)(a) of...

ESM Goh says that, unlike Mahathir, he is able to enjoy the simple pleasures of life

Singapore -- In a comparison with the Malaysian Prime Minister, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong says that, unlike Dr Mahathir Mohamad, he is able to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. In Facebook post yesterday (Feb 24), Mr Goh wrote that: "It is a...

BREAKING: Dr Mahathir resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur—Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad has sent his resignation letter to the king, Reuters quotes two sources with firsthand information as saying, as the country has been abuzz with rumours of a new coalition to lead the country. Al-Jazeera reports that on...

Will Mahathir hand the reins over to Wan Azizah, making her the first female PM in Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur—Speculation has abounded in Malaysia of late, specifically concerning who will succeed current Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad, who said earlier this week that he would step down as head of state this year just as he has pledged, but only after...

Malaysia 1MDB fugitive spotted in virus-hit Chinese city

A fugitive Malaysian financier wanted over a massive graft scandal has been spotted in the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, police said, although it was unclear if he had left before Chinese authorities imposed a lockdown. Low Taek Jho -- commonly known...

How Najib and Rosmah took “Us against the world” to a whole new level

Words of Affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch--of these five different love languages, it is easiest to see that where the love story of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, is concerned, "receiving gifts"...

Lim Tean says PAP incompetent in dealing with coronavirus issue

People's Voice founder Lim Tean took to Facebook on Feb 9 to discuss Malaysia's consideration on how it will regulate the entry of Singaporeans. The 11.07 am post also featured a picture of the front page of a Feb 9 issue of Sin Chew...

Malaysian Hindus defy virus fears to mark festival

Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Saturday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers, despite concerns about the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Massive crowds descended on the Batu Caves temple complex on the outskirts of capital Kuala...