Monday, 29 November 2021

Tag Archives: Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite Indian traders palm oil boycott

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said he would not retract his criticism of New Delhi’s actions in occupied Kashmir despite Indian traders calling for an unprecedented boycott of Malaysian palm oil. The impasse could exacerbate what Mahathir described as a trade war between the world’s second ...

Read More »

Malaysian PM Matahir urges world to resolve Kashmir crisis

KUALA-LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged investing in ways and means to sort out the Kashmir dispute. Talking to media at a parliament lobby in Kuala Lumpur, he said he had also raised issue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they met in Vladivostok, Russia. He ...

Read More »

Malaysian PM to be chief guest at Pakistan Day parade

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be the chief guest at the Pakistan Day parade on March 23, the head of the military’s media wing Major General Asif Ghafoor said. A parade is being held on March 23 to mark Pakistan Day, the director general of the Inter ...

Read More »

Pakistan, Malaysia sign MoU to partially abolish visa

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakistan and Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the partial abolition of visa between the two countries. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad witnessed the signing of the Partial Visa Abolishment Agreement (PVAA) which will reinforce the positive momentum in the bilateral relationship by ...

Read More »

Goldman Sachs ‘cheated’ Malaysia over 1MDB: PM Mahathir

KULA LUMPUR: Goldman Sachs Group Inc “cheated” Malaysia over its dealings with state fund 1MDB which is the subject of corruption and money-laundering investigations, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told CNBC in an interview. The United States, Malaysia and at least four other countries are investigating how billions of dollars went ...

Read More »

Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency

KUALA LUMPUR: Rosmah Mansor, the flamboyant wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister, was arrested by the country’s anti-graft agency over a multi-billion-dollar scandal that helped to bring down the last government. Investigations into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB by an audacious international fraud ring have already seen her ...

Read More »

Malaysia’s Mahathir wants to scrap rail link with Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad pledged on Monday to scrap a project to build a high-speed railway to Singapore, an ominous sign for the neighbours’ famously fractious relationship. Mahathir, who won a surprise election victory in May against Najib Razak’s long-ruling coalition, is seeking to improve the country’s ...

Read More »

Mahathir re-elected as Malaysia’s PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad has never lost an election campaign. He maintained that record and created another one on Thursday when, at 92, he was set to be sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader. “Yes, yes, I am still alive,” a sprightly looking Mahathir said at a ...

Read More »