Malaysia a True Entrepreneurial Nation by 2030

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the implementation of the National Entrepreneurship Policy should be able to turn Malaysia into a true entrepreneurial nation by 2030. In his speech at the launch of the policy, which underlines five objectives… Read More

MKN bill withdrawn for further studies – Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, The National Security Council (MKN) (Amendment) Bill 2019 was withdrawn yesterday to carry out further studies following differing views over the legislation. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said further studies have to be conducted to incorporate ideas… Read More

Youths should have characteristics employers look for in employees – Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants local youths to improve their personal qualities and attitudes to help them meet the characteristics employers look for in employees, such as committed, diligent, resilient and capable of working as a team. According… Read More

PM: Govt plans to tackle unemployment through better programmes, mechanisms

KUALA LUMPUR, The Government plans to put in place more and better programmes or mechanisms to reduce unemployment, especially among young people, Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, told the Dewan Rakyat today.The initiatives include recruitment portal, JobsMalaysia, via skills… Read More

China’s Largesse in Tonga Threatens Future of Pacific Nation

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA – The days unfold at a leisurely pace in Tonga, a South Pacific archipelago with no traffic lights or fast-food chains. Snuffling pigs roam dusty roads that wind through villages dotted with churches.Yet even in this far-flung island… Read More

China’s Largesse in Tonga Threatens Future of Pacific Nation

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA – The days unfold at a leisurely pace in Tonga, a South Pacific archipelago with no traffic lights or fast-food chains. Snuffling pigs roam dusty roads that wind through villages dotted with churches.Yet even in this far-flung island… Read More

In Now-Familiar Role, Macron Seeks to Diffuse Iran Crisis

Macron’s diplomatic overtures came as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting Wednesday on Iran’s recent breaches of central parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. Called for by the United States, which pulled out of the agreement last year,… Read More