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HSR unnecessary for now, Dr Mahathir maintains stand

CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad maintained that the Malaysia-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is not of priority since only a few states would benefit from such infrastructure development project. “For Malaysia at the moment, a high-speed train is

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Forbes: Renegotiations with China saved Malaysia from debt trap

PUCHONG: Malaysia’s success in renegotiating the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with China is significant as it saves Malaysia from the debt trap that Sri Lanka fell into, Forbes magazine stated. In an opinion piece, economics professor Panos Mourdoukoutas

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RM3.1b advance payment for ECRL refunded by CCCC

KUALA LUMPUR: China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has agreed to refund part of the RM3.1 billion advance payment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Phase 2, Double Tracking and the Northern Extension under the original contract. “RM500 million

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PH’s hattrick losses stopped Umno exodus into Bersatu

PUCHONG: Penang deputy chief minister II, P Ramasamy viewed the Pakatan Harapan (PH) hattrick losses in the Cameron Highlands, Semenyih and Rantau by – elections positively for PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as it stopped the Umno exodus into

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Invest in fintech, Dr Mahathir tells Islamic banking and finance

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and efficiently. In making the call, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said

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Dr Mahathir skips Rantau by-election due to busy schedule

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is skipping the Rantau by-election even though today is the last day of campaigning. PKR’s Dr S Streram is vying for the Rantau seat for Pakatan Harapan (PH) in a four cornered tussle

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TMJ sarcastically mocks Dr M’s children over Rome Statute

By: K Pragalath PUCHONG: Johor Royal Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim took a sarcastic shot at Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s children in his ongoing tiff with the latter. Putrajaya signed the statute last month but Prime Minister Dr

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Osman dancing to the tune of palace led to resignation

PUCHONG: Osman Sapian had to resign as Johor Menteri Besar happened at the insistence of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who is also Bersatu chairman, reported Singapore Straits Times. Dr Mahathir was unhappy with Osman’s willingness to toe the

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Dr Mahathir: MB appointment Bersatu’s pick

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad dismissed the possibility of the Johor sultan choosing the new Menteri Besar since that is within the preview of the government of the day. “This is (a) political thing. The sultan has

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Nurul defends dictator remark, said it before

KUALA LUMPUR: Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar defended her dictator label against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the basis that she had said numerous times previously. She had used the label recently during an interview with the

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