Category Archives: Politics

Top Indonesian Official: US Reporter Should Be ‘Deported Immediately’

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s top security official said Friday that detained U.S. journalist Philip Jacobson should be deported immediately. Jacobson, 30, a reporter for the California-headquartered environmental news outlet Mongabay, was detained December 17 in Borneo for an alleged visa violation.… Read More

Press Release : The 7th Thailand – Vietnam Political Consultation Group Meeting

On 20 January 2020, H.E. Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, co-chaired the 7th Thailand – Vietnam Political Consultation Group (PCG) Meeting with H.E Mr. Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam,… Read More

Dr Mahathir receives courtesy call from Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh

PUTRAJAYA, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad received a courtesy call from Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and his delegation at his office in Perdana Putra here today.In several tweets with attached pictures on his Twitter handle @chedetoffical, Dr Mahathir said… Read More

Tun Dr Mahathir Chairs First National Productivity Council Meeting

PUTRAJAYA, The number of processes for investment application will be cut down in an effort to expedite approvals and boost the country’s economic growth, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.Speaking to reporters after chairing the Economic Action Council… Read More

PM Gets a Glimpse of More 5G Demo Projects

LANGKAWI, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today continued his inspections of 5G demonstration projects here.First up, the Prime Minister opened a 5G Command Centre (5GCC) located at the Langkawi Land and District Office.Accompanied by Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo,… Read More

5G boost for Malaysia’s development aspirations – Mahathir

LANGKAWI, Malaysia can achieve the objective of being a developed country earlier than 2030 if it applies 5G technology properly for development, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. The prime minister said the vision can be attained by 2025 perhaps.… Read More

Malaysia on Track to Commercially Roll Out 5G in Q3 2020 – Dr Mahathir

LANGKAWI, Jan 19 Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia is on track to commercially roll out 5G technology in the third quarter of 2020.Launching the 5G Malaysia Demonstration Projects here tonight, he said this marks a significant beginning… Read More