Tag: sultan of johor

Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar appoints Crown Prince as regent of Johor

Kuala Lumpur—Crown Prince Tunku Ismail was named regent of Johor on Sunday, August 11, by his father, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. This was announced...

Heng Swee Keat and Vivian Balakrishnan visit Johor for Sultan’s Hari Raya open house

Singapore—In keeping with the yearly tradition of officials from Singapore visiting the Sultan of Johor to attend the Hari Raya open house, Deputy Prime...

Dr Mahathir upholds supremacy of 1957 federal constitution over state constitutions

Putrajaya—Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad upheld the country’s 1957 federal constitution as the highest law of the land in what many interpret...

In Profile: Sahruddin Jamal, Johor’s new Chief Minister

Johor—On Sunday, April 14, Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the new menteri besar, or Chief Minister, of Johor. Dr Sahruddin’s predecessor, Osman...

Bitter feud between Dr Mahathir and the Johor royal family rages on

The rancour between Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad and the royal family of Johor has stretched out for decades, with Dr Mahathir...

Controversial Forest City doomed with China’s curb on capital outflow?

A huge project in southern Malaysia by a Chinese property developer has become the latest victim of Beijing's crackdown on capital flight. It may be...
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