Tag: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Dr Mahathir: Malaysian govt working hard to bring Jho Low back

Singapore—Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad spoke to members of media on Thursday, November 7, on the matter of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (commonly known as Jho Low), who is wanted in the country due to investigations regarding his involvement in the...

Malaysia Airlines uncertain future further clouded by hiccup involving defence minister

Malaysia's national carrier which has a cloud of uncertainty hanging over its future, made it impossible for an important minister in Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad Cabinet to miss an appointed with the latter in London. Dr Mahathir was in London for a three-day working...

Dr Mahathir: I make the decisions

Putrajaya — In the wake of the controversy surrounding the appointment of the new head of Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption (MACC), Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad made clear yesterday that as long it is not within Parliament’s purview to decide on government appointments, he will...

Under pressure Mahathir gets Anwar’s support on anti-graft chief nomination

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the decision to appoint controversial Latheefa Koya as the head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is final with PM in waiting Anwar Ibrahim stepping in to give his support to the PM. Anwar diffused the mounting...

At Hari Raya open house, Dr Mahathir offered apologies and expressed gratefulness

Putrajaya— Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad apologised to the Malaysian people on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri for his actions in the past year that may have caused them unease. He also talked about how thankful he was that he could...

Is Mahathir feeling the heat? His adviser chides leaders to step up and help the PM

In Malaysia Baru, advisors are often the mouthpiece of the leaders telling the inside story from the corridors of power the way they never been told before. The media advisor to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad seems to target key economic and finance ministers for being complacent as 'village...

Dr Mahathir repeats his promise to make way for Anwar Ibrahim but says there is no time frame for this yet

Tokyo— The Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad delivered the keynote speech at the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, where he reiterated that he will hand over the reins of the premiership to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim according to a standing...

“What is there to spy in Malaysia? We are an open book.” Dr Mahathir on the possibility of Huawei spying on the country

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Tokyo— At the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia forum on Thursday (May 30) where he delivered the keynote speech, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that his country will be using Huawei products "as much as possible" despite concerns over...

Controversial blogger calls Mahathir ‘rude’ son of Indian immigrant—gets fried on Twitter

The racial polarisation in Malaysia got another boost with Raja Petra Kamarudin adding more fuel to the already raging fire online. No stranger to controversy RPK, as he is known, tweeted some nasty stuffs on Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He says there is...

Anwar says Dr M will still play a role of statesman even if he takes over leadership

Bangi — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says that the current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad, will continue to be an important part of the government, and will still play the role of statesman after leadership changes hands. Speaking to the press at...