Category Archives: Politics

PM reiterates support for BRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Although Malaysia is generally supportive of the idea behind the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the country would still need to study the development strategy. He said Malaysia is a multiracial… Read More

Presence of warships in South China Sea can lead to unnecessary conflicts – Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the presence of warships in the South China Sea can lead to big accidents and unnecessary conflicts in the area. He said at the moment, ships are still free to… Read More

Dr M shares approach in managing multiracial nation

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today shared his approach in managing a multiracial nation, which came as a surprise to many. I have always maintained that the best way to satisfy a multiracial nation is to ensure that no… Read More

Malaysia to Enhance ASEAN Collaboration to Cushion Trade War Impact

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia is looking to enhance its collaboration with ASEAN neighbours to cushion the impact of the US-China trade war, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.A trade war between the world’s two largest economies he said, is bound… Read More

Dr Mahathir Attends President Jokowi’s Sworn in Ceremony As Indonesian President for Second Term

JAKARTA, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was sworn in as the President of Indonesia for a second term at a ceremony held in the Indonesian Parliament building, which was also attended by foreign leaders, including Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir… Read More

Dr M: Malaysia-Indonesia Ties Will Continue to Strengthen Under Jokowi-Ma’aruf Leadership

JAKARTA, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) for his appointment as the President of Indonesia for the term 2019-2024. In his congratulatory message, Dr Mahathir also expressed confidence that the existing close ties… Read More

Rural Entrepreneurs Urged to Seize Opportunities to Improve Economy – PM

PUTRAJAYA, Rural communities are being urged to seize the opportunity to improve their economy to ensure they are not left behind when compared to city folks, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Through the organisation of the Rural Entrepreneurs… Read More