Tag: reforms

Mahathir’s party member wants to derail Anwar’s PM bid

A blog in Malaysia gave the date of May 15, 2020, as the date Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should quit his post and hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim but a battle is brewing between Anwar Ibrahim's supporters and a long-time opponent now in the...

I have repented, says Mahathir who signs up for reforms

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has confessed to having repented in response to those who advised the 92-year-old politician to atone. He said this during a live session he had on his Facebook page. "It is because I have repented that I am forced to focus...

Singapore’s world-class finance man

By Tan Bah Bah Our congratulations to Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the first Singapore politician to have won world recognition for his leadership as an outstanding finance minister and contributions to international finance. He has just accepted an invitation to head the International Monetary Fund’s steering committee...