Tag: Muhyiddin Yassin

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...

Malaysia extends lockdown to April 14 due to spike in Covid-19 cases

Putrajaya — The Malaysian government has extended to April 14 the Movement Control Order (MCO) it announced on March 16 to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The MCO, effectively a lockdown of the country, had originally been meant for two weeks,...

S’pore to provide S$50 per night for 2 weeks to firms affected by M’sian lockdown

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced that Singapore will be giving S$50 per night for 14 nights to firms with workers affected by Malaysia’s lockdown measures. Announcing on Tuesday (Mar 17), Ms Teo said many of these who travelled daily to and from Malaysia included work...

PM Lee: Flow of goods to continue between S’pore and M’sia, but M’sian workers will have to comply with lockdown

Earlier today, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has assured him of the continued flow of goods and cargo between Singapore and Malaysia, including food supplies. In a Facebook post on Tuesday (Mar 17), PM Lee wrote that he...

PKR Sec-Gen casts doubt upon new Malaysian PM Muhyiddin’s health and says he also misled Agong concerning Bersatu support

Kuala Lumpur—The political turmoil in Malaysia has not abated even with the administration’s new cabinet being named a week after its newly-minted Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, took office. PM Muhyiddin recently came under fire from Kulim-Bandar Baru MP Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution, the secretary-general of...